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Former President Obama decries violence in call for change amid George Floyd protests

1 month ago   |   By WLKY

Former President Barack Obama on Monday condemned violence amid protests over the death of George Floyd and police brutality and called for political solutions to address protesters' grievances about criminal justice.
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Obama praises ‘genuine' George Floyd protests, but condemns violence

Obama praises ‘genuine' George Floyd protests, but condemns violence

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Former President Barack Obama is weighing in again on the murder of George Floyd, denouncing those who committed violent acts while taking part in otherwise peaceful demonstrations.
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Former President Obama: 'Let's Not Excuse Violence Or Participate In It'

Former President Obama: 'Let's Not Excuse Violence Or Participate In It'

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The former president writes in response to protests - some which have turned violent - after the killing of George Floyd.
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Barack Obama applauds activists, condemns violence in blog post on George Floyd protests

Barack Obama applauds activists, condemns violence in blog post on George Floyd protests

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Obama published a blog post on Medium urging activists to reject feeling cynical about the importance of voting.
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Barack Obama on George Floyd Protests: “Let's Not Excuse Violence, or Rationalize It”

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

Barack Obama has called on protesters not to participate in violence as they campaign for justice for George Floyd. The former president offered advice on fighting racial injustice. Obama published an article on Medium on Monday entitled “How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change.” “As millions of people across the country...
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