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Emergency medical technician Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed by police in her home in March. Her name has become a rallying cry in protests against police brutality and social injustice.
The University of Michigan football stadium is shown in Ann Arbor, Mich., this summer. Health officials in Michigan say infections among university students account for over 60% of local infections.
A mural honors George Floyd at the intersection of 38th St. and Chicago Ave., where he was killed by Minneapolis police on May 25, inspiring protests and police reform efforts.
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Channing Dungey was named the next chairman of Warner Bros. Television Group. She previously served in executive roles at ABC and Netflix. She is seen here at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 2018.
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A second excavation is planned in Tulsa, Okla., this week to unearth potential unmarked mass graves from a race massacre in 1921. In July, researchers began excavation at Oaklawn Cemetery, shown here. They found no evidence of human remains at that particular excavation site.
Video of Amy Cooper calling the police on a Black man went viral on social media this summer. The man says he asked Cooper to put her dog on a leash in New York's Central Park.
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"I voted" stickers at the Arlington Art Center in Arlington, Va. Several prominent Virginians including Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax are calling for an extension to the voter registration deadline.
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Former Wolfe City, Texas, police Officer Shaun Lucas, shown here in a booking photo, has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a Black man at a convenience store.
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Protesters gather outside the Minneapolis Police Department's 5th Precinct on Wednesday following the release of former police Officer Derek Chauvin. He posted a $1 million bond.
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