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Benjamin Crump: George Floyd's family wants to stop 'open season' on people of color

USATODAY.com Thursday, 28 May 2020
Benjamin Crump, the attorney for George Floyd's family, says they hope this is the tipping point to stop the "legalized genocide of colored people."
 
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