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Black Lives Matter protests for U.S. racial justice reach new dimension

Reuters India Sunday, 7 June 2020
U.S. protests sparked by George Floyd's fatal encounter last month with Minneapolis police crossed a new threshold as weekend rallies demanding racial justice stretched from Washington, D.C., to an east Texas town once a haven for the Ku Klux Klan.
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