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Amanda Ake / WHQR Public Media

What started in Minneapolis – protests over the murder of George Floyd in police custody – is reverberating around the world.  From New Zealand to Brazil to Israel, Mexico, Turkey, Kenya, Japan, Canada – it might be simpler to list countries without protests.  Hundreds of thousands of people are marching, expressing their rage over what happened to George Floyd and other people of color before him. 

Vince Winkel

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state offices lowered to half-staff in honor of the shooting victims in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend. This morning  the Wilmington City Council heard from local law enforcement.