Leon County Commisison Bill Proctor

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Those driving on Monroe Street near the North Florida Fairgrounds may notice there’s now a historic marker there. It’s a reminder that in 1963, student demonstrators who had been arrested were held there as the county jail overflowed.

Police-involved shootings that left two dead in Louisiana and Minnesota, and the killing of five law enforcement officers in Dallas, are sparking protests and vigils in Florida’s Capital City.