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Protesters hold a portrait of George Floyd at a demonstration against police brutality in New York City. Policing "wasn't always this big. It wasn't always this bureaucratic," journalist Jamiles Lartey says. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Policing Is An 'Avatar Of American Racism,' Marshall Project Journalist Says

The conversations since George Floyd's death have felt different, journalist Jamiles Lartey says: There's less of the "few bad apples" argument and much more of the "What is wrong with this system?"

Protesters hold a portrait of George Floyd at a demonstration against police brutality in New York City. Policing "wasn't always this big. It wasn't always this bureaucratic," journalist Jamiles Lartey says. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images

Policing Is An 'Avatar Of American Racism,' Marshall Project Journalist Says

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From WHYY in Philadelphia