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Journalist Darwin BondGraham Says Oakland Police Using 'Muscle Memory'

Bay Area residents came out in droves to protest police brutality over the weekend. While most of the protestors were peaceful, vandalism and looting also took place at shopping centers and stores.

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The Nationwide Uprising Over The Killing of George Floyd & Police Brutality

On this edition of Your Call, we’re opening the lines to get your reaction to the nationwide uprising over the killing of George Floyd and rampant police brutality. People took the streets in over 140 cities across the country, according to the New York Times.

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On this edition of Your Call, we continue our weeklong series on the nationwide massive uprisings over the death of George Floyd, police brutality, and economic injustice.

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Tony Thurmond is California’s first black Superintendent of Public Schools in four decades. Since mid-March, he’s spoken publicly only about the coronavirus. On Monday, that changed with an emotional address about racism and implicit bias.

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Artists, drag queens, and members of the queer and trans community gathered together to mourn the closing of San Francisco’s oldest LGBT bar, The Stud. 

Pete Rosos, Berkeleyside

Bay Area residents came out in droves to protest police brutality over the weekend. While most of the protestors were peaceful, vandalism and looting also took place at shopping centers and stores. 

The Bay Area erupted in protest over the weekend. We hear from a Oakland journalist Darwin BondGraham about OPD's response. And, we celebrate San Francisco's oldest gay bar as it closes its doors amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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As Americans across the nation are protesting the police killing of George Floyd today, Facebook employees are staging a virtual walkout.

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Tensions between local law enforcement and people protesting the death of George Floyd continued to escalate through last night and this morning. 

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Statewide Looters Cause Damage / Peaceful Protests In Oakland Focus On George Floyd

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re opening the lines to get your reaction to the nationwide uprising over the killing of George Floyd and rampant police brutality. People took the streets in over 140 cities across the country, according to the New York Times. 

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One week after the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis, Minn., police, demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism continued across the United States. Many cities imposed curfews and President Trump again warned he would order active duty military forces to restore order if state and local governments, in his judgement, failed to do so.

Here are details of some protests around the country.

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If you've been trying to keep up with news about the nationwide protests against police brutality, the stream of stories can be overwhelming. In the days following George Floyd's homicide at the hands of Minneapolis police, reporters have been covering the protests in more than 140 cities across the country, trying to make sense of this tumultuous moment.

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