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GOP after Trump: a recipe for survival

As the nation confronts a pandemic, high unemployment and social unrest in the aftermath of George Floyd's killing, Americans are desperately seeking adult presidential leadership to right the ship of state and reassure them about their future.

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Police misconduct under new scrutiny

The killing of George Floyd at the hands of police officers has put police misconduct under new scrutiny across the nation. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports.

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See how other countries are protesting police brutality

As protests over the killing of George Floyd continue in the US, the Black Lives Matter movement is spreading across the globe. CNN heads to the UK, Australia, and France to see how people are fighting to end systemic racism and police brutality in their own countries.

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Analysis: Can a genuine change movement survive Trump?

President Donald Trump continues to marginalize and villainize the protesters who have taken to the streets in the wake of George Floyd's killing -- even as their message of anti-racism becomes more of a mainstream opinion.

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A moral agenda for a troubled America

In public demonstrations that have spread around the world, a multicolored coalition for racial justice has taken to the streets since the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis on Memorial Day. Their slogan, "Black Lives Matter," is reverberating across America, and politicians have scrambled to draft legislation to satisfy their demands.

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This historic moment calls for a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation commission

This is an American moment for radical truth telling, precipitated by the brutal, merciless and videotaped killing of George Floyd as well as the protests in his name. Millions of Americans have taken to the streets across 50 states, the nation's capital and around the globe to tell the unvarnished truth about police brutality and demand an end to police violence. Amid a renewed national conversation about racism, more Americans are beginning to listen and take action.

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The fashion industry says it stands against racism. Critics aren't buying it

Since May 26, headlines have been dominated by the killing of George Floyd and the international protests it has ignited. Thousands have taken to the streets around the world to denounce police brutality and anti-blackness, while online, thousands more have posted en masse in support of #BlackLivesMatter (BLM) and called for an end to systemic racism.

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'Maybe if they see me, they'll stop'

Since the death of George Floyd, we've seen so many powerful photos from the protests — images that have filled up social-media feeds and resonated with people all over the world.

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America has to face its problem with allyship

Since the police killing of George Floyd, White Americans have been confronting the country's racism in a way that both illustrates the work yet to be done on this score and stands out from President Donald Trump's recent Juneteenth fiasco.

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Colgate is still selling 'Black Person Toothpaste' in China

Colgate has announced a review of its toothpaste brand Darlie, which once featured a smiling White man in blackface, as companies around the world reconsider their use of racist stereotypes following the killing of George Floyd.

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James Meredith: I am George Floyd

The death of George Floyd last month set us on an entirely new path of history. Perhaps it will lead to the beast of white supremacy, which has cursed this nation since before its history began, finally being conquered.

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If you wear a white coat, stand up for black lives

Last Friday, heath care workers across the country stepped out of hospitals and medical practices to kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in remembrance of George Floyd. In Philadelphia, where I live and practice pediatrics, we kneeled on sidewalks and parking lots and hospital gardens. Those who were quarantined due to Covid-19 kneeled at home. We did this because we are outraged by the repeated, barbaric killings of African Americans at the hands of police. We did this because we are dedicated to prolonging and enriching peoples' lives and cannot tolerate them being stamped out on the pavement. And we did this because racism is bad for our patients' health.

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