America Reckons With Racial Injustice Everything you need to know about the nationwide protests
A protester and a police officer shake hands during a June 2 solidarity rally in New York calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

Everything you need to know about the nationwide protests

NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace stands during the national anthem before a NASCAR auto race Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Stands remain empty as family members of United States Military Academy graduating cadets are restricted from attending commencement ceremonies on June 13 in West Point, N.Y John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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West Point Graduates' Letter Calls For Academy To Address Racism

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp slammed Atlanta officials who "have failed to quell ongoing violence" over an especially turbulent few months. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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The Manhattan district attorney says he will prosecute Amy Cooper, who called police after a black man asked her to leash her dog in New York's Central Park. Christian Cooper/AP hide caption

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms condemned weekend violence that included the killing of an 8-year-old girl. "You can't blame this on a police officer," Bottoms said. "You can't say this is about criminal justice reform." Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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A statue of the abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass, pictured here, was torn from its base in Rochester, N.Y., on the anniversary of his famous speech "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" AP hide caption

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Armed Black protesters exchange words with a far-right activist during a gun rights rally put on by members of the Boogaloo movement in Richmond, Va. Jim Urquhart for NPR hide caption

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An Uneasy July 4th In Richmond, Va., As Armed Groups Gather Warily

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The death of George Floyd in police custody on May 25 sparked protests and tributes in Minneapolis and across the country. All four officers involved were fired and now face criminal charges. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Remains of the Christopher Columbus statue near Little Italy in Baltimore after it was ripped from its pedestal by protesters on Saturday. Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Cars on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau County, circa 1960. The urban planner Robert Moses, according to biographers, designed the road so that bridges were low enough to keep buses — which would likely be carrying poor minorities — from passing underneath on the route from New York City to Long Island's beaches. Pictorial Parade/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Wrong Complexion For Protection.' How Race Shaped America's Roadways And Cities

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In this photograph shared by the Washington State Patrol, the vehicle that hit protesters sits dented and damaged. Police say they have arrested the driver, but they have not yet assigned a motive for the incident. Rick Johnson/Washington State Patrol/Twitter hide caption

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D. L. Hughley: 'Everybody Knows' Independence Day Didn't Free Us All

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Washington's NFL franchise announced Friday that it will conduct a thorough review of its name. Head coach Ron Rivera said in a statement that the name issue "is of personal importance to me." Nick Wass/AP hide caption

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A Stonewall Jackson statue is loaded on a truck after being removed from Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va., on Wednesday. Ryan M. Kelly/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Black Patriotism: When Love Of Country Means Holding It Accountable

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In Tijuana, raised fists show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Afro-Latinx Experience Is Essential To Our International Reckoning On Race

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