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The US would condemn other countries who acted this way. What a sad state of affairs | Michael H Fuchs

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America’s brutal response to protests has weakened its global standing – and been a propaganda gift to foreign dictators

The killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis was the latest tragedy illustrating a centuries-long history of racism in America, one so deeply ingrained that it endures despite the rights hard-won in the courts and Congress. Police brutality is, of course, just one of countless ways that African Americans and other people of color suffer from structural inequality and discrimination in America. 

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