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Peaceful BLM rally in Edmonds marred by unruly couple


Last updated 8/29/2020 at 9:55pm

Brian Soergel

The Black Lives Matters rally participants marched up Main Street in Edmonds.

A Black Lives Matter rally and march through Edmonds on Saturday, Aug. 29, was briefly interrupted by pushing and shoving near the Edmonds Historical Museum.

According to a witness, whose identity the Beacon confirmed, a couple possibly in their 60s pushed participants aside "because they said that people were standing in the way of where they wanted to walk."

"The protest was inspiring until the end, when a white couple walked through without masks and started to push people," said the witness, who said the couple was antagonistic. "Police showed up, but it all remained calm. A Trump truck...

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