Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial defaced during protests Updated PM EDT Jun 1, 2020 BOSTON A monument recognizing the first all volunteer black regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War was defaced during Sunday's protests. Multiple demonstrations had gathered in Boston peacefully throughout the day, lending their voices to the nationwide anger sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after being pinned to the ground by the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer meme