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Opposing protests march in Riverside

By Aniela Russo A crowd gathered at the steps of the Riverside Historic Courthouse for a pro-police rally Sept. 12.  Masks were few and far between as everyone bowed their heads in prayer for law enforcement officers.   Demonstrators marched around downtown Riverside, eventually making it to the 14th Street bridge over the 91 freeway, and

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Riverside comes together to celebrate Juneteenth

By Erik Galicia A celebration broke out amidst nationwide protests against police brutality to honor Juneteenth at Fairmount Park in Riverside. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, the day Union forces issued the emancipation of slaves in Galveston, Texas. President Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation at the start of 1863, but the Civil War

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