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Artist John Hairston was one of 16 artists painting a letter in the phrase "Black Lives Matter" on Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. (Cardinal & Pine photo by Grant Baldwin).
Why I Believe Change Is Actually Gonna Come This Time

The leader of Emancipate NC shares why protests confronting police brutality will change America.

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Protest, Pandemic, and Anxiety: What It’s Like for the 650,000 DACA Recipients Awaiting Court Decision

The immigration status of Nearly 7,000 DACA recipients in Arizona who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic is at risk.

Los Angeles protest, 5/30/20 | Image via Lacy Lew Nguyen Wright
The George Floyd Protests Are Grimly Familiar — But They’re Also Different

From Atlanta, Georgia, to Seattle, Washington, and everywhere in between, Americans have risked their lives during a once-in-a-generation pandemic to gather in the streets to make their voices heard.

People gather at a police precinct during a protest for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Charged With 3rd Degree Murder

“That’s less than four days," Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said, referring to the time between the killing and Chauvin’s arrest.

Protestors watch as police in riot gear walk down a residential street, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Protests Over the Minneapolis Police Killing of George Floyd Have Gone National

“We just want the police officer to be held accountable,” one woman said.

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6 Years After Eric Garner, Black Citizens Still Can’t Breathe in America

It takes a special kind of patriotism to be Black in America. To exist in a country that does nothing about its persistent history of violent racism.