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Protesters take a knee in front of New York City police officers during a demonstration Protesters take a knee in front of New York City police officers during a demonstration in Brooklyn, New York, June 4, 2020 (AP photo by Frank Franklin II).

International Dimensions of American Racial Injustice—and the Struggle to End It

Friday, June 5, 2020

In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein, Freddy Deknatel and Prachi Vidwans talk about the demonstrations in cities across the U.S. to protest police killings of black Americans, the militarized response to the protests, and the international dimensions of both racial injustice in America and the popular movements to end it.

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