Memphis student: ‘George Floyd complied and he was still killed. What can we do at this point?’

Feature Image: In July 2019, black male students gather at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to launch Superintendent Joris Ray’s initiative to increase…

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For the fifth night, hundreds of Memphis take to the streets to protest the slaying of George Floyd

Feature image and all photos by Andrea Morales, MLK50‘s visuals editor. More demonstrations expected Monday as Mayor Strickland institutes a 10 p.m.-6 a.m. curfew. Sunday…

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‘Moments like now are why we teach’: Educators tackle tough conversations about race and violence — this time virtually

Feature Image: A protester outside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn holds a sign after the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a…

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‘Nice Young Man. Don’t Harm.’ A black mother’s plea on Nextdoor to protect her 14-year-old son

Feature Image: Sonja Jackson and her son. Photos provided by Jackson. Sonja Jackson’s post was prompted by the police killing of George Floyd and vigilante…

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