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First Five Extra: Juneteenth reminds us our freedoms are only guaranteed when we can all exercise them

For many Black Americans, Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. For many white Americans, last year’s protests over police brutality drove awareness of Juneteenth’s significance. For all Americans, Juneteenth is an opportunity to remember that our rights — including our First Amendment freedoms — are only guaranteed […]

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Say Her Name: Breonna Taylor discussion at the heart of national protests

This column expresses the views of Trey Daniel of the Georgia Rights, Responsibility, Respect Project. The announcement of a grand jury’s decision to indict one of the three police officers involved in the shooting death of 26-year-old emergency medical technician Breonna Taylor sparked another wave of protest for justice and racial equality around the nation.