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Police brutality in Texas

George Floyd killing energizes a new generation in fight against racism in East Texas

Young people with little experience in activism are propelling a series of protests in East Texas, a region known for its history of violence against black people.

Demonstrators march in Tyler to protest the death of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Brother Emmanuel Thomas leads a chant during a rally for George Floyd in Vidor, Texas on June 06, 2020. Organizers of the ra…
Demonstrators march in Tyler to protest the death of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.

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