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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

Like many Americans, when I was awakened by the news that George Floyd had died as result of a police encounter, I was mortified. In that instance, the pictures were worth more than a thousand words. To see a police officer with his knee on the neck of a person who is...

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