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Demonstrators march down Pennsylvania Avenue near the Trump International Hotel during a protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on June 3, 2020 in Washington, DC. Protests in cities throughout the country have been been held after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) Views
Solidarity Will Turn the Impossible Into the Inevitable
People are rising up nationwide in massive protests seeking to finally eradicate the systemic forces that led to George Floyd's torture and death.
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Peek beneath the pull-quotes and you’ll find work that has often felt long and slow. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Paradigms Take Years to Shift
Don’t let anyone tell you the work is done.
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"Stay in the Streets. It's Working": Two Weeks Into Racial Justice Protests, New York State Classifies Use of Chokeholds as Felony
"Let's keep pushing, marching, organizing, and winning for our communities."
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Time Served and $25 a Month in Fines in First Sentencing of Kings Bay Plowshares Anti-Nuclear Activists
"I don't apologize for it," said sentenced activist Elizabeth McAlister. "I think the weapons are completely destructive of life."
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Signs are left in front of the White House's recently erected security fence now turned into a memorial against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, during a peaceful protest on June 7, 2020 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Whose Fence? Our Fence!': Trump's New White House Barrier Transformed Into Black Lives Matter Memorial
"It's so beautiful to remember, periodically, that the American people are hungry to express creativity and to march for justice."
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'This Is Incredible': Enormous Crowds Flood Streets Across US Demanding End to Police Brutality and Justice for George Floyd
"It feels like it's more than just a moment. Finally, finally it's more than just a moment."
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The Rest of the World Sees Uprisings, Not Riots
The United States is paying the price for denying people what Malcolm X called "the right to be a human being."
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New Yorkers Confront de Blasio Over Defense of NYPD Violence as Calls Mount for Mayor's Resignation
"T he police could beat up de Blasio and he would say it didn't happen."
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Minneapolis City Council Taking First Steps to 'Dismantle' Police Department
" We are going to dramatically rethink how we approach public safety and emergency response," said council member Jeremiah Ellison. " It's really past due."
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Demonstrators continue to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis Police officer on June 03, 2020 in New York City. The white police officer, Derek Chauvin, has been charged with second-degree murder and further charges are pending for the three other officers who participated in the arrest. Floyd's death, the most recent in a series of deaths of black Americans at the hands of the police, has set off days and nights of protests across the country. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
"When They Say We Don't Have the Right to Protest," Says Naomi Klein, "That's the Moment to Flood the Streets"
As Trump declares "law and order" clampdown against peaceful demonstrations, author and activist reminds people of most important lesson she's learned studying history of shock doctrine tactics.
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