Protesting the Brelo Verdict

Protestors take to the streets in response to the court decision acquitting Michael Brelo in the killing of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams. Brelo was one of 13 officers who opened fire on Russel and Williams, expending 137 bullets, after a low-speed car chase. The image depicts protestors marching down Lake Avenue from Clifton Boulevard toward Detroit Avenue on Cleveland's west side. The group grew in numbers as protestors marched through neighborhoods and into downtown Cleveland.
~ Erin B., “Protesting the Brelo Verdict,” A People's Archive of Police Violence in Cleveland, accessed February 25, 2024,
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