(Amanda Prestigiacomo) During a protest over the death of George Floyd, dozens of white protesters knelt before a group of African American protesters and asked for forgiveness from past sins of white people, which the leader described as “years and years of racism, of systematic racism.” In response, the black protesters knelt with their white counterparts and joined them in prayer.
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(Elias Marat) The volunteers appeared to be from all demographics, with Black, brown, white and Muslim residents all seen participating in the collective clean up effort.
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(Nicole Duncan) A group of Black men formed a human chain to protect a police officer from a rebellious crowd.
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(Daisy Luther) The only thing between several businesses and a bunch of people rioting is a couple of unnamed armed citizens.
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(Justin Deschamps) The tragedies of Minneapolis are daunting. But as all tragedy tend to do, it awakens the goodness in others. Case in point, the business owner who lost his bar has had hundreds of people donate to a campaign to help with his hardship.
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Heartwarming: Pianist Plays Piano For Blind Elephant (Video)
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(Robert Jay Watson) As the global pandemic continues to rage forward, millions around the world have lost their jobs and access to basic necessities like food and groceries. Faced with such an unprecedented crisis, many have struggled with the thought of how they would manage to pay for rent.
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(Catherine Bolton) As the pandemic swept the globe and left entire communities sheltering at home to slow its spread, hundreds upon thousands have found themselves without a way to work and pay their bills. But for a handful of residents in Montclair, New Jersey, a particularly empathetic landlord has made sure that there’s no added stress in their lives by canceling rent for the next three months.
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(Cassius K) In July 2019, a couple of people in Manchester, UK set up shop in a public space and started handing out cannabis, which was illegal in the country. The masked men engaged in a protest against United Kingdom cannabis laws by handing out an approximate £800 of it in Piccadilly Gardens, amid news that cannabis might be legal by 2025 in the UK.
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