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Second Misdemeanor Rap for Driver Who Plowed Down Protesters in Manhattan Sparks New Fury

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Attorney General James’ NYPD Suit Points Another Finger at Top Cop for Protest Crackdowns

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For New Yorkers Brutalized in Black Lives Matter Marches, Response at Capitol Brings Disbelief and Bitterness

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Georgia’s elections rely on ‘Black Voters Matter’

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