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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Crews on Thursday removed the concrete barriers that blocked traffic at a Minneapolis intersection where a memorial to George Floyd was assembled after his death last year, but community activists quickly put up makeshift barriers and resumed chanting the name of the Black man whose killing galvanized the racial justice movement.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of George Floyd’s family, and others who lost loved ones to police encounters, joined activists and citizens in Minneapolis for a march that was one of several events planned nationwide to mark the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death.

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The Georgia politician, voting rights activist and bestselling author makes her debut as a writer of political thrillers; this one takes place within the U.S. Supreme Court. Penguin Random House, May 11

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He says the guitar chose him but he chose to be an activist. This photo book tells the story of the Kiss-loving musician from Libertyville, Il…

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Angelou tenders tutorials in perspective and wisdom in short essays and poems to her “thousands of daughters.” But you need not be female to be changed by the lessons the American poet, memoirist, civil rights activist and performer learned and under what conditions she learned them. I found solace in grieving my sister from Angelou’s letters (published in 2008, six years before Angelou’s death), especially her chapters “Mrs. Coretta Scott King” and “Condolences.” Now I return most frequently to her introduction, which contains some of her most famous quotes:

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A major theme in “Mrs. America” is the divide between white and black feminists in the 1970s and the role of race in the battle over the ERA. Before she began her research, Waller knew little about Florynce Kennedy, a lawyer and activist played in the series by Niecy Nash. “After reading this book, I think it’s a gross failure” that Kennedy isn’t more widely recognized, she says. “This is a great biography that really places her at the beginning of intersectional feminism, as one of the first women to speak about the intersection of sexism and racism and the connections between Black Power and the feminist movement.”

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Several thousand activists — mostly white and male, many clothed in camouflage and waving flags with messages of support for President Donald Trump — appeared hours before the 11 a.m. ET rally was set to begin.

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