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Solo Protesters Make Their Voices Heard in Racial Justice Fight (Correct)

Oct. 7, 2020, 2:19 PM

In July, 13-year-old Kailyn Jordan stood alone outside her neighbor’s home in Shoreline, Washington, a suburb of Seattle, with a sign that read, “Am I next?”

Days before, Jordan, who is Black, had noticed a “Blue Lives Matter” flag hanging from her neighbor’s home. She says that the sign — a statement of support for law enforcement often deployed as a racially divisive response to the Black Lives Matter movement — made her afraid to hang out outside her home during summer break. So Jordan embarked on a lone act of protest, standing in the street outside the woman’s home with her own ...

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