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The murder of George Floyd has been a flashpoint for civil unrest around the U.S., and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the actual murder and how people will be given opportunities to perceive it however they would like (01:19), the protests and the frustration which fuels them and the commonality that binds together all of the peaceful protestors (07:57), taking a specific look at the peaceful protestors really embody the equality ideology (15:30). The guys also discuss the looting and violence that has popped up as well as the militarized approach to the demonstrations (33:15) and consider what comes next (47:23).

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George Floyd: What happened in the final moments of his life

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52861726

 

Officer charged in George Floyd’s death used fatal force before and had history of complaints

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/05/29/officer-charged-george-floyds-death-used-fatal-force-before-had-history-complaints/

When Police View Citizens as Enemies

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/05/george-floyd-protests-minnesota-urban-warfare/612421/

 

 

There’s Nothing Confusing Here

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/05/george-floyd-minneapolis-and-lies.html

 

 

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