El Paso mourns 23 lives lost in racist Walmart mass shooting

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Yolanda Tinajero found herself returning again and again to the makeshift memorial that sprung up to honor the victims of the Walmart massacre last year.  After her brother, Arturo Benavides, was shot by an alleged white supremacist on Aug. 3, 2019, she found comfort in the collection of glass-cased candles, rosaries, flowers and placards that grew … Read more El Paso mourns 23 lives lost in racist Walmart mass shooting

A Black Lives Matter mural is set to be removed in Tulsa after the city received a request for a pro-police painting

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People gather for a Juneteenth rally in Tulsa, Okla., Friday, June 19, 2020. Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to take control of the state and ensure all enslaved people be freed, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki Tulsa City Council decided to … Read more A Black Lives Matter mural is set to be removed in Tulsa after the city received a request for a pro-police painting

When Black Lives Matter protests turn violent, Donald Trump gets just what he wants

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As two months of protesting has spread across America since the murder of George Floyd, I find myself torn between support for the cause of racial justice and anger at the landscape of shattered glass store fronts, looted businesses and burned buildings left in its wake. It may be impossible to apportion responsibility for the destruction and violence between … Read more When Black Lives Matter protests turn violent, Donald Trump gets just what he wants