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Black Man Suffocated After Police Put ‘Spit Hood’ Over His Head
Police chase after protesters who refused to disperse at a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. The protest was organized in support of the city of Portland and against the presence of federal agents in US cities.(AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa)
Oakland Protesters Set Fire To Courthouse As Demonstrations Spread
Democratic State Reps, Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn, DFL-Roseville, Rep. Jamie Long, DFL-Minneapolis, and Rep. Liz Olson, DFL-Duluth talked at the start of Monday's special session.       ] GLEN STUBBE • glen.stubbe@startribune.com   Monday, July 20, 2020
What Do Protests Accomplish? 5 Global Lessons From Demonstrations Over Floyd’s Murder
From #BlackLivesMatter to #MeToo, international affairs taught this sexual health educator and ex-State Department staffer an important lesson. To achieve racial justice, we must think globally — creating and sustaining a secure world in the U.S. and beyond. 
Addressing Misconduct Will Require A Change in Police Culture. Is Police Leadership Up To The Challenge?
Policing must evolve, and it can do so by developing a Guardian culture.
Why Cops And Their ‘Unions’ Have No Place In The Labor Movement
We face a glaring contradiction with the inclusion of police in the labor movement. The struggle against racist oppression is crucial to labor’s cause, but the professionals of repression are included in one labor body after another.
Where Things Stand: Show-And-Tell Police Reform Prime Badge
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Momentarily, President Trump will head out to the White House Rose Garden, parading out a group of families whose loved ones were victims of police violence, and announce a set of executive order reforms that will do little but appease the police.

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Atlanta Police Officer Fired, Chief Resigns After Fatal Shooting Of Black Man
NYTVIRUS -President Donald Trump with Attorney General William Barr, make remarks before signsing an executive order in the Oval Office that will punish Facebook, Google and Twitter for the way they police content online, Thursday, May 28, 2020. ( Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo left, listened as north side community members held a protest and rally at the 4th precinct on Plymouth avenue in response to the shooting death of Thurman Blevins by Minneapolis Police  Sunday June 24, 2018 in Minneapolis , MN. ]  JERRY HOLT • jerry.holt@startribune.com
Super-Spreader Cops: Police Conduct, Crack Down On Protesters Endangers Everyone Amid COVID
In addition to the direct physical assaults of protesters at the hands of police, the use of tear gas, pepper spray and the arrests of citizens for non-serious alleged offenses has put us all at deeper risk of contracting the deadly and highly contagious coronavirus.
at Russell Senate Office Building on April 27, 2017 in Washington, DC.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 31: Police arrive and spray pepper spray after a tanker truck drove into a peaceful protest on the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi River on May 31, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A large group of protesters had been marching over the bridge on both lanes before a truck was driven into the crowd. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Sen. Ben Sasse, D-Neb., right, speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May. 5, 2020. The panel is considering Ratcliffe's nomination for director of national intelligence. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
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