During a peaceful event downtown condemning racism, a racist incident occurred. One Toronto protest at Nathan Phillips Square was crashed by someone in blackface. Police removed the person from the area and made an arrest.\nThis article contains graphic content (profanity and racism) that might not be suitable for some readers.\nOn June 6, people gathered in Nathan Phillips Square for a peaceful walk for black lives lost to police brutality and racism.\nThat was unfortunately interrupted by someone who showed up in blackface.\nAs people protesting and showing their support stood in a circle in silence, the person in blackface stood among them before walking through the crowd.\nAfter that, the person went to the other side of the circle with their middle finger up and stood next to people who were holding up signs and starting a black lives matter chant.\nThe person was asked to go by a number of people gathered in Nathan Phillips Square but did not make any moves to leave.\nPolice then intervened and confronted the person.\nAfter that, they were escorted out of the square by officers.\nAs officers were removing the person from the square, many followed and were calling for their arrest.\nView this post on Instagram #peacefulprotest#torontoprotest#nowmagazine#streetsoftoronto#nowtoronto#torontonews#justiceforregis#blmtouch#Government# A post shared by Joseph Paredes (@j_wall_the6_) on Jun 6, 2020 at 10:28am PDT\nView this post on Instagram #Setup#Government#toronto#cityhall#downtowntoronto#streetsoftoronto#nowmagazine#torontonewsJustinTrudeaublackface# A post shared by Joseph Paredes (@j_wall_the6_) on Jun 6, 2020 at 11:09am PDT\nAccording to CP24, the person has since been arrested by Toronto Police for breach of the peace and causing a disturbance.\n#BREAKING: Someone wearing black face paint shows up at anti-Black racism protest at Nathan Phillips Square and is escorted out of the area by police. #BlackLivesMattertoronto pic.twitter.com/unfn9VwVzR— Kamil Karamali (@KamilKaramali) June 6, 2020\nMore video: Police escort the person wearing black face paint out of Nathan Phillips Square — there are several people who follow them and ask for the person’s arrest. #BlackLivesMattertoronto #TorontoProtest pic.twitter.com/RUBUvIRbUe— Kamil Karamali (@KamilKaramali) June 6, 2020\nWarning: language . The man was sprayed with water before being taken away by police. #Toronto #Torontoprorest pic.twitter.com/EHEgx4d1nf— Lucas Meyer (@meyer_lucas) June 6, 2020\nAfter the person in blackface was removed by police, the people who gathered walked peacefully from Nathan Phillips Square to Yonge-Dundas Square.\nBlack Lives Matter Toronto is not involved in organizing any of the protests or marches that are taking place this weekend.\nNot Another Black Life, the organization that put together the march and protest for Regis Korchinski-Paquet, is also not affiliated with any of the actions happening.\nA bunch of peaceful protests, marches and gatherings have happened across Canada to condemn racism and discrimination.