Brooms in hand, people patch up stores damaged in protests

  • Alycia Barber carries a trash bag through a broken window at Forever 21 at The Pike Outlets on Monday, June 1, 2020, in Long Beach after overnight protests over the death of George Floyd . Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Carrying brooms, shovels, trash bags and cans of paint, thousands of people from Los Angeles to New York swept up glass from broken store windows, covered over graffiti and organized ransacked businesses Monday after protests over police killings of black people turned destructive once again.