Black Lives Matter

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A Black Lives Matter demonstration over the weekend in Flagstaff turned tense when a motorist who flipped-off the crowd was surrounded by protesters, and then left his vehicle brandishing a handgun.

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Amid protests over systematic racism and police brutality, Phoenix Police last week outlawed a controversial neck restraint officers use to subdue subjects. But some other Arizona police departments have already banned it. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Protesters have been galvanized around the world by the death of George Floyd, an African American man who pleaded for air and later died after a white police officer in Minnesota pressed his knee into his neck.