Photos: Protests in Southern New England

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Peaceful protest draws thousands to downtown Newport, RI on Sunday June 6, 2020. (Photo: Morey Hershgordon/WPRI12)

Peaceful protest in Newport, RI on Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Photo: ReportIt)

Peaceful protesters kneel together in Bristol, RI on Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Photo: Erica Ponte/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Carter/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters in Bristol, RI on Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Photo: Erica Ponte/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protest begins at the MLK Jr. Community Center in Newport, RI on Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Photo: Morey Hershgordon/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Carter/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters on the lawn in front of the Dartmouth Mall on Saturday, June 6, 2020. (Photo: Erica Ponte/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Carter/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Carter/WPRI 12)

A peaceful protester in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in front of the Providence Place Mall on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in front of the RI State House on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Courtney Carter, WPRI 12 reporter, on camera in downtown Providence during peaceful protests on Friday, June 5 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)v

Peaceful protesters in front of the RI State House on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in front of the RI State House on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Protesters' signs in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in front of the RI State House on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters dance and play music in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

A protester holding their sign in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in front of the Providence Place Mall on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters in front of Central High School in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Peaceful protesters play music in Providence, RI on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Photo: Cameron Spiridigliozz)

Cops kneel with protesters in Fall River on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Carter/WPRI 12)

Peaceful protesters in Fall River on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Carter/WPRI 12)

Protesters laying on their stomach for the amount of time that George Floyd was kept on the ground by an officer in Fall River on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photo: Courtney Carter/WPRI 12)