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Media report for May 23 - June 19, 2020

July 29, 2020   |  WFU News and Communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for May 23 – June 19, 2020 is now available online.

Protests spread beyond big cities, from Raleigh to Santa Rosa

June 2, 2020   |  The Wall Street Journal

The rage and despair sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody has spread far beyond Minneapolis, to communities of all sizes. People took to the streets over the weekend—peacefully and violently—in many small and midsize cities that have seldom, if ever, seen large protests over police brutality. “The nation has erupted,” said Kami Chavis, director of the criminal justice program at Wake Forest University School of Law, who called the outcry more intense than past protests. “What feels different to me about this time is that there’s so much solidarity across communities.”

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