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Demonstrators carry a scroll listing the names of people killed by police during a march in honor of George Floyd on March 7, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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On 2nd anniversary of George Floyd's killing, Black Buffalo residents feel the weight

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It's been 2 years since George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis

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Journalist who wrote about gun violence was killed in mass shooting in Buffalo

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People embrace near a memorial for the shooting victims outside of Tops grocery store on May 20, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Buffalo plagued by economic neglect, segregation long before shooting, residents say

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The Buffalo shooting exposes the city's economic disparities

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Rev. Denise O. Walden-Glenn and Alia Williams each raise a fist— a symbol of solidarity and Black power— at the VOICE office in Buffalo, New York. Alana Wise/NPR hide caption

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After the Buffalo slayings, parents struggle through talks with their children

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Talking to parents and children about the shooting in Buffalo

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Matt Reeves, a former employee of Montpelier who was fired this week, is pictured outside of the historic Gilmore cabin at Montpelier. Alana Wise/NPR hide caption

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Montpelier says it's open to parity with slave descendants. Descendants call foul

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Composite image of Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Chris rock at the 94th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 27, 2022. Angela Weiss/Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Law students from Southern University Law Center traveled from Baton Rouge, LA, to support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson at a rally outside the U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2022 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Law students praise Ketanji Brown Jackson's poise at the Senate hearings

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Black law students react to Judge Jackson navigating GOP senators questions

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