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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
UTA community, Texans react to national police brutality protests following death of George Floyd
Students, faculty and a high school friend of Floyd's lend their perspectives on the national protests against racial injustice that are sweeping the country.
Editorial: The secret to ending a protest is really no secret at all — listen to the protesters
The reason these protests keep happening should be easy enough to grasp: the very people the movement is speaking to are simply not listening to the message.
Multicultural Affairs opens dialogue about Black Lives Matter, police brutality in virtual town hall
With 267 attendees, topics of discussion included the history of the Black Lives Matter movement and racial injustice following the recent protests over the death of George Floyd.
Photos: American flags set aflame in Arlington during protest against police brutality
One of many similar demonstrations taking place across the country escalated when demonstrators began burning American flags outside the Arlington Police Department Main Station.
Dallas, Fort Worth issue curfews amid protests
The curfews are in place for several days and effective immediately. The Fort Worth curfew is citywide, while only parts of Dallas are under curfew.
Scenes from this weekend's protest coverage
Photos: Demonstrators occupy West Seventh Street bridge during third night of protests in Fort Worth
Photos: Hundreds flood downtown Dallas to rally against racial injustice during George Floyd protest
Photos: Protesters march in downtown Dallas demanding justice for black victims of police brutality
SUNDAY: Gov. Greg Abbott declares state of disaster for all Texas counties after second day of protests
The announcement comes a day after Abbott activated the Texas National Guard to assist law enforcement and deployed state resources to the cities of Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin.
SUNDAY: Demonstrators demand justice for George Floyd in second day of police brutality protest in Dallas
Protesters took the streets of downtown Dallas in a justice caravan for Floyd and Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed in her home on Oct. 12, 2019, by a former Fort Worth police officer.
SATURDAY: Demonstrators rally in downtown Dallas to protest police brutality following George Floyd’s death
Throughout the week, protesters around the country rallied in solidarity with Floyd’s family and in protest against police brutality and racism.
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