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Racial Justice in the U.S.: Social Protest

June 3, 2020 BLM march in Des Moines, Iowa

June 3, 2020 Black Lives Matter march in Des Moines, Iowa.

Used with permission, Photos by Manning           

“And for those who have been talking about protests, just remember, this country was founded on protest. It is called the American Revolution. And every step of progress in this country, every expansion of freedom, every expression of our deepest ideals, has been won through efforts that made the status quo uncomfortable. And we should all be thankful for folks who are willing in a peaceful, disciplined way to be out there making a difference.”

President Barack Obama, June 3, 2020 town hall on policing, at 1:22:53

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