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Why paid time off for voting can help address racial inequities

When the death of George Floyd refocused public attention in the United States onto issues of police conduct and systemic racism, many...

VOA: How George Floyd’s Death Has Impacted American Life

The worldwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died in police custody last month in...

CNN: Protests passed wedding venue. Bride and groom joined them

A bride and groom in Philadelphia took a moment out of their wedding day to show solidarity with protesters that were...

VOA: Chinese Media Focus on Violence in US Protests, Missing Part of Story

As U.S. protests continue over the death of George Floyd, Chinese news outlets have focused their coverage on the unrest and looting, but those activities are only part of...

VOA: Nationwide Protests Over Death of African American Man Continue

Protests following the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, were largely peaceful in...

NPR: Pentagon Chief Rejects Trump’s Threat To Use Military To Quell Unrest

In a move that possibly placed his job in peril, Defense Secretary Mark Esper publicly disagreed Wednesday with President Trump's threatened use of the 1807...

BBC: Facebook’s Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trump

Mark Zuckerberg is setting a "dangerous precedent" by allowing a post by Donald Trump to remain on Facebook, a group of civil...

AP: US cities gird for more violence as Trump decries ‘lowlifes’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on governors to quell the violence set off by the death of George...

VOA: American Protesters In Their Own Words

Protesters took to the streets in cities across the United States for a sixth day Sunday, to vent their anger over...
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