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Several hundred “Black Lives Matter” protesters marched on the headquarters of Rio de Janeiro’s state government on Sunday to denounce a wave of police killings.
Rio police gunned down 177 people in April – many of them young black men from Rio’s favelas such as João Pedro Mattos Pinto.
The protest #VidasNegrasImportam was organized TODAY, Sunday, by the Rio de Janeiro Favelas Movement, in front of the RJ State Government Palace. It denounced the police violence that continues to kill our communities even in the midst of the #COVID19 pandemic.
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O LEVANTE NEGRO BRASILEIRO inicia com a morte de mais um jovem preto e favelado na cidade do #RJ
Como nossos irmãos e irmãs nas Américas, gritaremos: SE NÃO HOUVER JUSTIÇA, NÃO HAVERÁ PAZ PARA OS NOSSOS ALGOZES
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A person died in Louisville early this morning after police officers and the Kentucky National Guard “returned fire” from a group of protestes, according to governor Andy Beshear.
The Democratic governor said the Kentucky state police would “independently investigate the event.”
Statement from Governor Andy Beshear: pic.twitter.com/MyHxcE3Ntn