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Bear witness, record, de-escalate: How race may affect what bystanders are called to do in cases like George Floyd's

USATODAY.com Friday, 29 May 2020
George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, caught on video, has spurred questions about the role bystanders should play when caught in similar situations.
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