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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

At The D.C. Protests, A 'Lean On Me' Singalong Offered A Moment Of Solace

This week at the protests in Washington, D.C., thousands of voices joined spontaneously in singing the Bill Withers classic "Lean on Me," led by local musician Kenny Sway.

Demonstrators gather on 16th St. near Lafayette Park during a peaceful protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd on Friday in Washington, D.C. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: In The Shadow Of Protests, Turn To Ralph Ellison

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Protesters in Washington, D.C., hold up their phones during a demonstration outside the White House over the death of George Floyd. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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At The D.C. Protests, A 'Lean On Me' Singalong Offered A Moment Of Solace

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Demonstrators protest over the death of George Floyd in front of Trump Tower in Chicago on May 30. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot On Her City's Response To Unrest Over Police Violence

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Palestinians lift banners protesting the killing of Eyad Hallaq, a Palestinian man with autism shot dead by Israeli police, and the case of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed by policeman in the U.S., during a rally by supporters of the Fatah movement in the West Bank city of Hebron. Hazem Bader/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli Police Killing Of Palestinian Leads To Apologies And Echoes Of The U.S.

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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo (right) kneels as the hearse of George Floyd arrives to North Central University ahead of funeral service on Thursday. Protests in the wake of Floyd's death while in police custody has erupted across the country. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Brutal Responses To Protesters, Will Moments Of Solidarity Bring Real Change?

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