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TED Radio Hour


From Ted. NPR. New Summary. In Minneapolis Louisville Atlanta Los Angeles in hundreds of cities across the country. People are taking to the streets, and protesting, expressing their pain, anger and frustration I want my son and daughter to live in peace in America, they are Americans. We demand change in the system. It's not the real issue is institutional racism. Injustice that's been going on in America against black people. A minority people forever. Ever, stop fighting. We can't stop fighting. A fire we need protection. Meet piece. You won't stand for this then, don't Stanford the role of organizers like myself is to continue to beat the drums when we think no one's listening because there's always planting seeds for hope for another world, and for people to become a part of it. Before the chanting and marching and demands for change before police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse even the most peaceful crowds Ahmad armory was killed by two white men while jogging in Brunswick Georgia. Brianna Taylor was killed by police in her own home in Louisville. Kentucky and in Minneapolis Minnesota on May Twenty Fifth George Floyd was killed by an officer who put a need to his neck

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