August 28, 2020

US capital braces for mass anti-racism protest

Washington (AFP) – Anti-racism protesters were planning to flood the streets of the US capital on Friday, after a white officer’s shooting of African American Jacob Blake rekindled outrage over police violence and sparked a boycott movement in the sports world.Tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected on the streets of Washington for a march to mark the date of civil rights leader Martin Luther King’s historic “I have a dream” speech.The demonstration has been dubbed “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks,” in reference to African American George Floyd, who suffocated beneath the knee of a white o…

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