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#BLM-Stepping Stones Resources Join POP and Thousands at Newark Peaceful Protest Against Brutality

Updated: Jun 16, 2020

Stepping Stones Resources joined thousands of protestors on Saturday, May 30, 2020, organized by Larry Hamm of People's Organization for Progress (POP) and Mayor Ras J. Baraka, in Newark, NJ, to protest police brutality and history of racial violence against Blacks and People of Color. This protest was one of many protests throughout approximately 140 cities throughout the country and other protests throughout the world, including France, Italy, Liberia, London, Malaysia, New Zealand, etc, Protest Coverage, Coverage

These protests were ignited after the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, killed by three armed civilians, while jogging and Breonna Taylor and George Floyd by the police. Breonna Taylor was killed in her home, when police broke in mistaking her for someone else. George Floyd was killed when a police officer detained him by putting his knee on his neck for 8 minutes, while ignoring his pleas of "I can't breathe". George Floyd lost consciousness at the scene and was pronounced dead later at the hospital. #BlackLivesMatter #NoJusticeNoPeace #CollusionIsViolence #EnvironmentalJusticeforPOC

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