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It’s a meme that’s been circulating across social media for months, since George Floyd was murdered by police, sparking a reignited nationwide movement against police brutality and racial injustice: guilty people don’t deserve to be killed by police, either.

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UNITED STATES - JULY 1: From left, Sens. Steve Daines, R-Mont., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., conduct a news conference to voice their opposition to D.C. statehood in Capitol on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
The Same Racist Rhetoric Used To Oppose D.C. Statehood Keeps The Federal Government Dysfunctional 
The venom behind Cotton’s assertion that, “Washington is a city, with all the characteristics of a city, not a state” is a continuation of anti-urban policies that demonize Black and Brown communities as undeserving of federal dollars.
UNITED STATES - JULY 2: Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during the Senate Judiciary Committee markup of the “Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) Act of 2020,” and judicial nominations in Russell Building on Thursday, July 2, 2020.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 17: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., leaves the Senate Republican Policy luncheon in Russell Building on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attended to discuss the coronavirus relief package. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 17: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., leaves the Senate Republican Policy luncheon in Russell Building on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attended to discuss the coronavirus relief package. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
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