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Lawyer Carl Douglas (right) holds a news conference with Gabrielle Hansel, guardian of five-year-old Syncere Kai Anderson, to announce filing a $50 million claim against the city of Los Angeles over the death of Keenan Anderson (seen photo right), at a news conference in Los Angeles on Jan. 20. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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The federal government deliberately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters via heavy-handed criminal prosecutions in an attempt to disrupt and discourage the global movement, according to a new report. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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A man holds a Black Lives Matter flag during a March protest in St. Paul, Minn. Support for Black Lives Matter surged after protests following George Floyd's death. Activists charge that disparaging posts targeting BLM are part of an overall effort to undermine the movement and its message. Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Black Lives Matter Fights Disinformation To Keep The Movement Strong

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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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A boy lights a candle commemorating Aaron 'Jay' Danielson on Saturday night. Danielson, 39, was a member of Patriot Prayer. He was killed during a Portland protest on Aug. 29. Vanessa Romo/NPR hide caption

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A memorial in Rochester, N.Y., where Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old Black man, died while in police custody this past March. In New York City, hundreds of Black Lives Matter demonstrators took to the city's streets in protest. Adrian Kraus/AP hide caption

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People are reflected in a window near a flower arrangement that includes the acronym for Black Lives Matter as they wait in line to attend the public viewing for George Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church on June 8, 2020 in Houston. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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