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Wisconsin-wide Protests Over George Floyd's Death Continue

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

June 12, 2020

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Protests over George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis Police, have mainly been in Wisconsin's larger metropolitan areas. Now, they are gaining traction in smaller cities like Wausau. In Milwaukee this week, thousands turned out for a protest led by Milwaukee Bucks basketball player Sterling Brown. Demonstrators in downtown Madison painted in huge yellow block letters "Defund Police.”

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