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Australian protesters paid tribute to George Floyd by spelling out ‘I can’t breathe’ in candles

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Alabama protesters laid on the ground for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to honor George Floyd

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‘Is this what we want to pass on to our children and our grandchildren? Fear, anger, finger-pointing, rather than the pursuit of happiness?’ — @JoeBiden slammed Trump’s response to George Floyd protests before calling for comprehensive police reform

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This is how racism is causing Black and Latinx communities to die of COVID-19 at higher rates (via @kdc_md)

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Members of the 'Nonstop Riders,' an urban trail riding club in Texas, arrived at a recent Houston protest on horseback to applause from the crowd

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This dad, son, and daughter all just graduated college together 🎓🙌🏾

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Some D.C. residents had to reportedly wait 2-3 hours in line to vote in the primary Tuesday

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2020 AD WATCH: Bronx school principal @JamaalBowmanNY is running to oust 31-year Dem incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel. At a news conference about the protests Monday, a hot mic caught Engel asking for a turn to speak. ‘If I didn’t have a primary, I wouldn’t care,’ he said.

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The Atlantic hurricane season officially started on June 1, and scientists have already named the third storm of 2020. Tropical Storm Cristobal is the fastest a third storm has been named in the Atlantic during hurricane season in recorded history.

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When protesting, hope for the best, prepare for the worst

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‘This is not a problem of some other place or some other time’ — Student Body Pres. Jael Kerandi pushed the Univ. of Minnesota to sever ties with the Minneapolis Police Department, and the school acted within hours

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Watch this adorable 2-year-old celebrate 11 months free of cancer

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Faith leaders are condemning Trump after police tear gassed protesters outside a church to clear the space for a presidential photo-op

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Thousands of protesters in Paris demonstrated against racial injustice on June 2. They paid tribute to George Floyd as well as Adama Traoré, a Black Frenchman who died in police custody in 2016

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‘If you don’t have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut’ — Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is slamming Trump for suggesting governors need to ‘dominate’ protesters

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Trump threatened to use military force to end protests — here's how mayors and governors responded

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Gov. Tim Walz announced that the Minnesota Department of Human Rights is launching a civil rights Investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department following the death of George Floyd

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‘There is no substitute on part of the citizenry when our elected leaders fail us. We have to find and elect the leaders who will stand for the best of what our nation is and can be.’

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Replying to @Seeker: A team of scientists are performing calculations to further predict how we could see black holes in far more detail https://t.c…

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OBAMA SPEAKS: Former Pres. Barack Obama is addressing the deadly arrest of George Floyd and the ongoing protests against police brutality across the U.S. before taking part in a town hall discussion with former AG Eric Holder and police reform activists.

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A team of scientists are performing calculations to further predict how we could see black holes in far more detail

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