Portland anti-racism protests escalate with police

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Published 2 weeks ago - Duration: 01:23s

Portland anti-racism protests escalate with police

Police fired tear gas at protesters in downtown Portland during the early morning hours of Wednesday, as demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism in Oregon's largest city continue to rage on.

Matthew Larotonda reports.

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