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The new White House fence is getting covered in protest art

White House fence

As the protests over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd ramped up in the past week, the administration of Donald Trump increasingly fortified the area around the White House. Entrances ...

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NASCAR legends voice support for George Floyd protests

NASCAR drivers have joined the growing list of athletes and sports leagues throwing their support behind the nationwide protests against police brutality. Bubba Wallace wore a black T-shirt that said ...

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American police shoot, kill and imprison more people than other developed countries

The Black Lives Matter protests have rippled across the United States and throughout the world. George Floyd was just one of the many Americans killed by police officers each year. ...

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George Floyd killing spurs fresh protests across Europe

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Berlin and across Germany to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Other European cities including London also saw huge demos, while three ...

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74% of Americans view George Floyd’s death as an underlying racial injustice problem

Nearly three-fourths of Americans view the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer as a sign of an underlying racial injustice problem, a new ABC News/Ipsos ...

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Black Lives Matter protests aren’t just happening in big cities. They’re also in America’s small towns

As a person of color, Kaneesha Willie has dealt with racism her entire life. Participating in her hometown’s protest in Paducah, Kentucky, gave her an opportunity to show her young, ...

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Jimmy Carter on George Floyd protests: ‘Silence can be as deadly as violence’

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Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that “silence can be as deadly as violence,” and called on Americans in positions of “power, privilege, and moral conscience” to fight racial discrimination in ...

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There have been 624 arrests in Minnesota since May 31 

There have been 624 arrests by the Multi-Agency Command Center (MACC) in Minnesota since May 31, according to a tweet Thursday from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (MDPS). MDPS ...

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Mother of George Floyd’s daughter: “The only thing that I can tell her is he couldn’t breathe”

The mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna said she struggled to tell the little girl how her father died. “She was standing by the door, and she said, ‘Mama, ...

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Here are the latest developments from protests

Tuesday was the eighth consecutive day of protests across the United States over the death of George Floyd. On a national level, it was comparatively calmer than the violent clashes ...

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