Maggie Beck spent the day at Courthouse Square recording a historic moment in the life of Sonora — a rally, of sorts, by people supporting Black Lives Matter and, across the street, those who said they were there as observers to ensure property was not damaged.

It was a raucous, but peaceful, event. While there were ugly words and some confrontations, no one was arrested or injured, no property damaged.

Alex MacLean and Guy McCarthy were there reporting, and their stories can be seen in Thursday's Union Democrat. 

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