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First Black Lives Matter protest held in Wakulla County

Black Lives Matter protesters marched the streets of Crawfordville Saturday
Posted at 11:40 PM, Jul 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 07:56:17-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Tensions ran high in Crawfordville as a Black Lives Matter and Back the Blue protest came face to face.

Hundreds of people filled a Winn-Dixie parking lot Saturday afternoon...both groups seperated by cones.

The Wakulla County Sheriffs Office trying to keep the peace as the groups moved through Azalea Park to Hudson Park.

Two movements with very different messages.

"We came out to protest make things right for equality. Everybody can come together and wont be divided, said Dazahh Jackson, a Wakulla County resident.

"Don't start trouble where it's not any and don't expect Wakulla County to sit back while you bring trouble to us because we will stand up, Pam Racker said.

Protests ended peacefully the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office tells ABC 27, there were no arrests made.