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5 Reasons Why Blaming Black Protesters for Shooting Deaths of 2 NYPD Officers Is Extremely Problematic

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The battle at hand is not against the police. It’s against institutional racism. Incendiary cries from the likes of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani that the protesters and President Barack Obama are the reasons for the recent deaths of two NYPD officers at the hands of one man only distort the focus. The protesters march, mostly in peace, for justice and to end violence against Black men by the police. That remains the focal point.

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