The Black Lives Matter movement around the world

April 21, 2021

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Black Lives Matter protesters hold posters as they march through Notting Hill during the "Million People March" through central London, Aug. 30, 2020.

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Throughout 2020, Black Lives Matter protests swept the globe sending millions of people into the streets. Often, these protests prompted people to look inward and revive calls for justice where they live. And, a jury on Tuesday found ex-police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the murder of George Floyd. The case has raised questions about police brutality and justice in the US. Also, A plan by 12 of Europe's top football teams to form an elite breakaway league has fallen apart just three days after it was announced.

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