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Atlanta college students recount being tased by police: “This is disgusting.”

Two college students said they were traumatized after police used tasers and dragged them from a vehicle at a protest on Saturday night. The six Atlanta police officers are being ...

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Protests have swept the US these past six days in the wake of George Floyd’s death

Protests have swept the US these past six days in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minnesota. While some police departments have been accused ...

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At least 240 people were arrested and 6 people shot during protests in Chicago

Chicago Police officers will work 12 hour shifts and all days off have been canceled following unrest in the city Saturday, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said today. Brown said ...

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Bill de Blasio: We can‘t go on like this

As protests continue across New York, the city’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has been speaking about systemic racism in American society and problems exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis. ““We can‘t ...

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Portland police declare a riot in the city and order protesters to disperse

In a statement on Twitter, Portland Police declared a riot is taking place in the city and ordered crowds to go home. “Disperse now or you will be subject to ...

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Families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor appeal to Congress

The families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor — three black people whose deaths in recent weeks have become flashpoints and set off nationwide protests — are calling ...

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Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis


As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ...

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Dallas police mass in front of headquarters amid protests


The entrance to the Dallas Police Department headquarters has been blocked by dozens of cruisers and officers, as protesters march to the downtown building. A line of officers is keeping ...

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Civil rights attorney demands justice for Floyd and accountability for law enforcement

Nekima Levy Armstrong, a civil rights attorney in Minneapolis, called for justice for George Floyd whose death, she said, is reflective “of decades of police abuse and neglect of the ...

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Officer who knelt on George Floyd taken into custody

The former Minneapolis police officer seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck before the unarmed black man died this week was taken into custody Friday by ...

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