Reporter on assignment for New York Times targeted by law enforcement with tear gas, foam projectiles at Dallas protest

May 30, 2020
Freelance reporter Marina Trahan Martinez was targeted with foam projectiles and tear gas fired by police while covering protests in downtown Dallas, Texas, on May 30, 2020.The protests were sparked by a video showing a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a black man, for 8 minutes and 46 seconds during an arrest on May 25. Floyd was pronounced dead at a local hospital.Trahan Martinez told the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker she was reporting on assignment for …