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Murals honor George Floyd and Black Lives Matter movement

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Murals honor George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement across the nation and around the world.
 
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Kids gathered Saturday morning for a Kids March in honor of GEorge Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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