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#BlackLivesMatter From Louisiana to London

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Why the BLM movement is just as important to Britain as it is to America   The killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police earlier this month, in two separate incidents, sent shock waves across America. The deaths of two black men at the hands of police propelled the issue of institutional racism and police brutality back into the spotlight. Thousands of people took to the streets across America. From New York to Minnesota, from Florida to Washington DC, from Minneapolis to Louisiana, where Alton Sterling was shot dead by police officers – rallies sprang up.   But the…

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