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'Say his name! George Floyd!': Nationwide protests continue on 'Blackout Tuesday' in Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, across US

USATODAY.com Wednesday, 3 June 2020
Daily protests have frequently been marred by violence and looting, and police have frequently used tear gas and rubber bullets to quell protesters.
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