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A teen’s killing stirs Black Lives Matter protests in Brazil
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A teen’s killing stirs Black Lives Matter protests in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Rafaela Matos saw police helicopters over her favela and heard gunshots, she fell to…
For US blacks, Latinos, no sign of a broadly rising tide
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For US blacks, Latinos, no sign of a broadly rising tide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police have opened a broader discussion…
Another police killing of a black man stokes US tension, debate
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Another police killing of a black man stokes US tension, debate

The fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in Atlanta has poured more fuel on the…
US police torn between shame and pride for their badge
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US police torn between shame and pride for their badge

US police officers at the center of demonstrations that have roiled the country are caught between their commitment to the…
Fresh world protests against racism and police violence
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Fresh world protests against racism and police violence

Thousands marched in cities around the world for a second week of rallies Saturday to support the US Black Lives…
Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man
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Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

The police chief in the US city of Atlanta resigned after an officer fatally shot a black man during an…
African countries call for racism debate at UN rights council
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African countries call for racism debate at UN rights council

African countries called Friday on the UN Human Rights Council to urgently debate racism and police brutality amid the unrest…
Historical figures reassessed around globe after Floyd death
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Historical figures reassessed around globe after Floyd death

The rapidly unfolding movement to pull down Confederate monuments around the US in the wake of George Floyd’s death at…
As protests grow, Belgium faces its racist colonial past
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As protests grow, Belgium faces its racist colonial past

TERVUREN, Belgium (AP) — When it comes to ruthless colonialism and racism, few historical figures are more notorious than Leopold…
For George Floyd, a complicated life and a notorious death
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For George Floyd, a complicated life and a notorious death

HOUSTON (AP) — Years before a bystander’s video of George Floyd’s last moments turned his name into a global cry…
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