Jun 2: Protests continue. Trump announces that the Republican National Convention will move out of North Carolina, after the governor refuses to guarantee that the Charlotte arena would be allowed to fill to capacity during the pandemic. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) said Tuesday that his state had filed a civil rights charge against the Minneapolis Police Department. Twitter shuts down a fake Antifa account traced to white supremacists. Global protests intensify over police violence towards minorities.
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IURETA e, “NYC Blackout Tuesday – Manhattan, New York 4K,” June 7, 2020. https://youtu.be/WEfICIMOXbU
Billboard, “Blackout Tuesday: Music Industry Grinds to a Halt in Solidarity,” June 1, 2020. https://youtu.be/8fvbfhFvHwQ
Guardian News, “Trudeau silent for 21 seconds after question about Trump’s response to protesters,” The Guardian, June 2, 2020. https://youtu.be/sjhF1GI9n8A
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LeBlanc, Beth. “Tracking Michigan Protesters Raises Privacy, COVID-19 Spread Questions.” Detroit News, June 2, 2020. https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/06/02/tracking-michigan-capitol-protesters-raises-privacy-covid-19-spread-questions/5224425002/.
Turnout for George Floyd protests in Amsterdam.— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) June 2, 2020
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