Thousands Attend Hoboken Protest for George Floyd [PHOTOS]

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Across the nation, communities have come together to protest the murder of George Floyd and racial injustice. Today, Hoboken was the backdrop for one of those protests — residents across the city and in surrounding areas came together to march.

While the Hoboken Mayor and Chief Ferrante released statements regarding the worry about Coronavirus spread and some local businesses took the precaution of boarding up their storefronts, the organizers, Allies 4 Justice, have maintained that the protest would be peaceful. Please also see a statement from Hoboken Girl here.

The event began on the waterfront near Maxwell Place, and proceeded along Sinatra Drive to Pier A Park. While that was the alleged original route, protesters then moved along Washington Street in front of City Hall, and throughout the city.

Here are some photos from our readers and team who covered the event:

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Some local officials made an appearance at the protest today, including Mayor Bhalla, Councilman Mike Defusco, Councilwoman Tiffanie Fisher, Councilman Ruben Ramos, Councilwoman Vanessa Falco, Councilwoman Emily Jabbour, Anthony Romano, and Annette Chaparro.

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