Bracing for protests over racial justice and “stand your ground”

Posted on AllSides November 18th, 2021
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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
ANALYSIS

America is bracing for a sequel to the protests ignited after George Floyd's murder, with the focus now less on police and more on the nation's broader criminal justice system and self-defense laws. 

Why it matters: Activists and law enforcement officials warn that two ongoing national trials have the ingredients to reignite racial tensions and public protests when verdicts are handed down.

Driving the news: In Kenosha, Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, is charged with fatally shooting two men and injuring another during protests against police last summer.

In the other case, three white...

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