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Detroit Island Park has been converted into a coronavirus memorial

Detroit turned Belle Isle Park into a memorial to victims of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday. Nearly 900 poster-sized photos of people who died from the virus were placed in the park on the day Mayor Mike Duggan (D) declared “Detroit Memorial Day” to remember those who died and due to which no typical funerals or memorial services have received …

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Mainly black-armed demonstrators march through the Confederate Memorial Park in Georgia

(Reuters) – A predominantly black group of heavily armed protesters marched through Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta on Saturday, demanding the removal of the giant Confederate rock art on the site that civil rights activists consider a monument to racism. FILE PHOTO: A woman speaks in front of the memorial after protesters marched against the granite-hewn Confederate Monument at Stone …

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The federal official killed in Oakland is mourned at the memorial service

Family and friends mourn the death of a federal law enforcement officer who was shot dead while guarding a US courthouse in Oakland. On Friday, they spoke out for an end to the violence that shortened his life and said America must overcome discrimination and hatred. The 53-year-old David Patrick Underwood was remembered as a quiet and talented nature athlete, …

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Live George Floyd Memorial Service and protest updates

It’s a Monday night in Minneapolis. Police responded to a call from a man who allegedly used a fake $ 20 bill to buy cigarettes. Seventeen minutes later, the man they are trying to examine lies motionless on the floor and is declared dead shortly thereafter. The man was 46-year-old George Floyd, a Houston bouncer who had lost his job …

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Boone County residents positive for COVID-19 after visiting Lake of the Ozarks on Memorial Day weekend

SHUT DOWN America reached a grim benchmark in the coronavirus pandemic: the death toll in the United States reached 100,000. USA TODAY Highlights of the story The Mid-Missouri resident visited a pool party venue this week, which was featured in widespread videos. The Camden County Health Department said that the person “is likely to have disease and possibly infection at …

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