People hold posters as they take part in a demonstration against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, at the Emancipation park in Kingston, Jamaica, June 6, 2020.

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Jamaica shares the US’ history of colonialism and slavery, and now has one of the highest rates of fatal police shootings. Activists there are thinking about what the global moment of police accountability could mean for their country. 

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People hold posters as they take part in a demonstration against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, at the Emancipation Park in Kingston, Jamaica, June 6, 2020.

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