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Protests over Floyd's death expose raw race relations worldwide

Reuters Tuesday, 2 June 2020
Images of a white police officer kneeling on the neck of African-American George Floyd who then died have sparked angry protests from Amsterdam to Nairobi, but they also expose deeper grievances among demonstrators over strained race relations in their own countries.
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