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As George Floyd protests heat up coronavirus crisis, 4 in Atlanta speak up and lead

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With reckless Donald Trump and no national leadership, listen to Rep. John Lewis, rapper Killer Mike and Atlanta mayor and police chief: Our view
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News video: Protests draw shoulder-to-shoulder crowds following months of isolation

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In the last week, the United States has shifted from one crisis to the next. Most Americans had been under stay-at-home orders for months to slow the coronavirus pandemic. Then came the death of George Floyd. His death while in police custody has prompted protests in hundreds of cities, where...

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Killer Mike spoke out to the people protesting George Floyd’s death in Atlanta, Georgia. According to CNN, protests began peacefully but some protestors decided to become violent and vandalize stores. The rapper explained his father and cousins are Atlanta police officers. He said: "It is your duty to fortify your own house so that you may be a house of refuge in times of organization." Killer Mike then said people must vote this year and “hold mayoral offices accountable.”

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