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  • Trump Supports Another Racist March

    By Kelly Hayes, Truthout | News Analysis

    Chicago police officers attend a graduation and promotion ceremony in the Grand Ballroom on Navy Pier on June 15, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images)Chicago police officers attend a graduation and promotion ceremony in the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois, on June 15, 2017. (Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images)

    When Donald Trump tweeted his support for Chicago police protesting at City Hall, portraying them as unsupported underdogs, he was actually endorsing their demand for impunity for white police officers implicated in the killing of Black and Brown people. But members of Chicago's Black Youth Project and #NoCopAcademy campaign organized their own counterprotest to draw attention to the community's demands.

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