Atlanta Mayor Lifts Curfew Ahead Of Saturday Protests
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has lifted the evening curfew for the city of Atlanta, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The mayor had previously extended the curfew through 8 p.m. Sunday.
The Atlanta Police Department reported no arrests on Friday night, which was the first time in a week no arrests were made. Between last Friday and Tuesday night, 477 people were charged in connection with ongoing demonstrations.
Of those arrested, 391 of those arrests, or 82%, were residents of the city or the metro Atlanta area.
Earlier Saturday morning, 10 peaceful protesters showed up outside the mayor's Atlanta home, according to 11 Alive.