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Video: Young Black Protesters Reflect On Why They March

Dyme Ellis, a New Haven artist and organizer, said they marched for their "right to be a human being."
Dyme Ellis, a New Haven artist and organizer, said they marched for their "right to be a human being."

It’s been six weeks since a white Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd. Since then, thousands of people across Connecticut have taken to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Connecticut Public spoke with young Black protesters about what motivated them to speak out, their experiences with racism, and the changes they’re pushing for.

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Video by Ryan Caron King.

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