‘No One Is Free When Others Are Oppressed’: Thousands in Spain and UK Rally at US Embassies in Solidarity With America’s Anti-Racist Uprising

Prepping for Saturday’s protests in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser went for the grand gesture – and a symbolic middle finger to the racist cowering in the White House – and had “Black Lives Matter” painted in yuge yellow letters on the city’s main drag. Bowser’s action, aimed at recognizing the thousands in the streets “craving to be heard and to be seen,” was criticized by some activists as “performative distraction,” but many celebrated it as a vital tribute: “We are saying it loud. We are here.”

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