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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who directed the prosecution of former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin, is releasing a book about his experience. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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The AG who prosecuted George Floyd's killers has ideas for how to end police violence

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Irish artist Pan Cooke combines his love of graphic storytelling with a passion for education and advocacy to create comic strips highlighting prominent cases of police violence. Here, one of his latest strips tells the story of the beating death of Tyre Nichols, who died on Jan. 7 in Memphis, Tenn. Pan Cooke hide caption

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Demonstrators are seen outside the nation's capital on Friday evening, following the release of footage showing the police killing of Tyre Nichols. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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People attend a candlelight vigil in memory of Tyre Nichols on Thursday at the Tobey Skate Park in Memphis, Tenn. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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There's no way to prepare for the Tyre Nichols video, a Memphis pastor says

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Colin Kaepernick, co-creator of the Netflix dramatic limited series, Colin in Black and White, attends the series premiere on Oct. 28, 2021. The former NFL quarterback has launched an initiative to offer free second autopsies in police-related deaths. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Sheneen McClain stands at the site where her son Elijah was killed after an interaction with Aurora Police officers and paramedics resulted in the 23-year-old being restrained, choked and given a sedative on Aug. 24, 2019. Elijah McClain died less than a week later after leaving the scene unconscious and unable to breathe under his own power. AAron Ontiveroz/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Protestors marched from Scotland Yard to Parliament Square in London on Sunday, the day after police forcibly arrested several participants of a vigil honoring Sarah Everard. The 33-year-old London resident's alleged kidnapping and murder have prompted a national reckoning over street harassment and violence against women. Guy Smallman/Getty Images hide caption

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The decision on Monday was a partial victory for Black Lives Matter protesters but Judge Richard Jones found that in several instances, Seattle Police Department officers were justified in their use of less lethal weapons. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Thousands of protesters across France hit the streets Saturday to condemn police brutality and a proposed law that would make it harder to publicize images of on-duty police officers. Alain Jocard/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters chant and sing solidarity songs as they barricade barricade the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Wednesday to protest against police brutality and the killing of protesters by the military, at Magboro, Ogun State, Nigeria. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People protest the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case in front of the Colorado state Capitol in Denver on Wednesday. As the protest was breaking up, a motorist drove through a small crowd of protesters who had yelled at the driver to turn around. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler issued the ban on CS gas in his role as the city's police commissioner. He's seen here at City Hall in late August. Nathan Howard/Getty Images hide caption

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After the WNBA announcement of the postponed games for the evening, the Washington Mystics each wear white T-shirts with seven bullets on the back protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, Wisconsin police at Feld Entertainment Center on August 26, 2020 in Palmetto, Florida. Julio Aguilar/Getty Images hide caption

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People march in the streets during a demonstration on June 26 in Minneapolis, Minn. The march honored Breonna Taylor, who was shot and killed by members of the Louisville Metro Police Department on March 13. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Author: Black Women's Experiences With Police Brutality Must Be 'Invisible No More'

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Albert Sykes (left), with his eldest son, Aidan, at home this week in Jackson, Miss. Courtesy of the Sykes family hide caption

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From Trayvon Martin To George Floyd, A Dad And Son Keep Protesting For Equality

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People working as medics near the Colorado State Capitol on May 31, during one of Denver's many protest demonstrations in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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