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Twitter Web App : Black Americans make up only 13% of the population, but are 33% of the nation’s prison population

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Twitter Web App : Black men face 1 in 1,000 odds of being killed by police in their lifetime

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Twitter Web App : Black Americans are much more likely to be arrested on drug crimes than whites despite similar rates of usage

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Twitter Web App : Black drivers are 20% more likely to be pulled over by cops

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Twitter Media Studio : Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien says systematic racism doesn’t exist in policing.

That’s not true.

Here are some facts. #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd

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Sprout Social : Her business was one of many vandalized in downtown Raleigh Saturday night, but she said, “if this changes something, it’s worth it.” bit.ly/2Bnwd0E

TweetDeck : AUDIO: In a phone call, Trump tells governors to dominate protesters

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TweetDeck : AUDIO: Trump tells governors to dominate protesters bit.ly/36OS3G1

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TweetDeck : “You’ve got to arrest people, you have to track people, you have to put them in jail for 10 years and you’ll never see this stuff again.” bit.ly/3doL3Ce

Sprout Social : NEW: Trump slams governors as ‘weak’ and pushes them to ‘dominate’ protests bit.ly/3doL3Ce

Sprout Social : “Racism is a problem everywhere, not just in big cities. It has permeated our culture to the point of toxicity.” bit.ly/2ZYJmHx

iPhone : If you couldn’t attend a protest but wanted to, what is your message you want to share? Tweet it to us here #justiceforgeorgefloyd

iPhone : NEW: I spoke to organizers of Saturday's protest in Los Angeles and experts on movements about why the George Floyd protests simultaneously echo protests of the past, yet increasingly feel like they may be an inflection point.

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TweetDeck : Their actions echo protests of the past, such as the marches that happened after Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014 and Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore, Maryland in 2015. bit.ly/2XmfoM9

TweetDeck : In the week since a white Minneapolis police officer killed an unarmed Black man, George Floyd, the U.S. has descended into chaos. Angry Americans across the country have taken to the streets to demand justice, reform, and an end to police brutality. bit.ly/2XmfoM9

TweetDeck : Sunday and Monday mark the 99th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre.

Nearly a century later—and more than 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement and the bloody protests of 1968—little appears to have changed in the United States bit.ly/2XmfoM9