20 Words & phrases that defined 2020: Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter as a movement has been gaining momentum for some years, with anger mounting for every black person shot by the police. PHOTO: AFP
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WASHINGTON - Civil wars cast long shadows.

And when Levar Stoney, the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, took the podium for a press conference on June 4, he began with words that spoke of the origin of that darkness.

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