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A woman walks past a boarded up store in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday. Professor Jody David Armour says protesters today are more diverse and have more empathy than in 1992.

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USC law professor Jody David Armour tells All Things Considered that in 1992, people viewed police who beat Rodney King as "bad apples." But now, "we see a persistent and pervasive pattern."

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Officers didn't have their body cameras turned on, and Police Chief Steve Conrad was later dismissed. National Guard members were also part of the incident and fired shots.

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Even as the unprecedented rate of unemployment continues to climb, protections for renters are running out, as extra unemployment benefits and suspension of evictions expire.

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In recent years, climate activists and states have used the Clean Water Act to block pipelines and other fossil fuel projects. A new EPA rule makes that harder,

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A new official autopsy, released on the heels of one commissioned by Floyd's family, says he died due to "cardiopulmonary arrest." It also noted neck compression, heart disease and drug use.

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African Americans are 40% less likely to own their homes than whites. And blacks are more likely to hold jobs that put them at risk of the coronavirus. The civil unrest follows decades of inequality.

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"White supremacy is a lethal public health issue that predates and contributes to COVID-19," public health experts say in an open letter as large protests erupt in cities across the United States.

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The rally has been held each year since 1990 to commemorate the protest in Tiananmen Square, where the Chinese military opened fire on citizens who were calling for economic and democratic reforms.

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