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June 3rd 2020 0

Posted on June 02, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: The cold killer cop who strangled the life out of George Floyd was also part of the shooting squad of cops that gunned down a native american man in 2006. We’ll look at police violence against Native Americans in the Twin Cities, Also, we’ll get the first of series of reports from citizen live streamers on the protests happening all over the country. Today we focus on DC and Trumps troops: And we’ll look at the battle to free prisoners who are at  grave risk for contracting  covid19

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Flashpoints 06-02-20

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Monday June 1st 2020 0

Posted on June 01, 2020 by Flashpoints

Today on Flashpoints: We’ll analyze and reflect on the weekends massive national protests against racist police violence in response to the choke-hold murder of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police office on May 25. Unbelievable scenes of massive protests rocked over 20 cities including the capital Washington DC where streets burned this weekend and at one point the White House went dark as Trump was forced into a secure bunker. While much of the weekends protests appeared sporadic, a few specific symbols such as the former slave market in Fayetteville North Carolina and the headquarters of the Daughters of the Confederacy were set ablaze by angry protesters who vowed to keep up the pressure

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Flashpoints 06-01-20

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