Protests Held Across California for Third Straight Weekend

LOS ANGELES — For the third weekend in a row, protesters took to the streets of Los Angeles, San Francisco and other communities across California to demand racial justice in the wake of George Floyd's killing by police in Minneapolis. Sunday's demonstratio...
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Long Seen as Radical, Black Lives Matter Goes Mainstream

For much of its seven-year existence, the Black Lives Matter movement has been seen by many Americans as a divisive, even radical force. Its very name enraged its foes, who countered with the slogans “Blue Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter." Times have ch...
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Protesters Topple Jefferson Davis Statue in Virginia Capital

RICHMOND, Va. — Protesters pulled down a century-old statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the former capital of the Confederacy, adding it to the list of Old South monuments removed or damaged around the U.S. in the wake of George Floyd's death. ...