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By LuAnn Schindler
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One of the most fitting quotes I have read concerning protests for the death of George Floyd is the simple truth.

“Speaking out against white supremacy and race-based violence does not make you anti-white, anti-police, right or left. It makes you pro justice, pro all lives, pro accountability and pro racial equality. Caring about the life of another isn’t political. It’s human.”

Somewhere, in the midst of seven days of chaos since Derek Chauvin spent eight minutes and 46 seconds pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck, leading to Floyd’s death, many have lost sight of the...



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