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WATCH: Tennessee high school students stage protest after athletes threaten to ‘string a n*gger up’

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Students at Brownsville, TN’s Haywood High School walked out of their classrooms in protest on Monday after members of the school’s baseball team allegedly made racial threats toward black students.

According to Memphis’ WREG, roughly 200 students participated in the protest, and many expressed shock that classmates they saw every day held such bigoted beliefs.

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Student Malik Green, who helped organize the walkout, said he was “speechless” when he saw Snapchat screenshots of students he knew claiming they would “string a n*gger up.”

“Today we all come together to fight against racism,” Green told WREG. “We just can’t stand for it anymore and we needed to take action.”

Green also claimed the students involved in the racial threats were let off easy by administration, who only required they write a 10-page paper as punishment.

“They tried to sweep it under the rug,” Green said.

Though there’s been no confirmation of Green’s allegation, Haywood County Schools released a statement saying that they were cooperating with police, but that no criminal charges would be brought against the students.

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“I have also been in communication with Chief Diebold and he has consulted with the District Attorney’s office on the content of the message,” Haywood County Schools Superintendent Joey Hassell wrote on the district’s Facebook page Sunday. “Based on review of the DA’s office, it is my understanding that there will be no criminal charges; however, the school district will review the findings of the HHS investigation and determine what actions will be taken. A thorough review will occur.”

Watch video of the protest below.

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Trump Tower is ‘under siege’ as Chicago Police make arrests to defend the president’s building

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Protesters marched on Trump Tower in Chicago on Saturday, as Chicago police in riot gear and on horses defend the president's building.

State police were deployed to the scene to back up local police, who are reportedly arresting protesters.

On video showed protesters taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Actor John Cusack was among those documenting the protest.

Here are some of the images from the scene:

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George Floyd’s brother tears up discussing condolence phone call from Trump: ‘It hurt me’

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The brother of George Floyd described the condolence phone call he received from President Donald Trump during a Saturday interview on MSNBC.

Philonise Floyd was interviewed by the Rev. Al Sharpton on "Politics Nation."

While Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third degree murder, the other three officers involved in the killing remain free.

"They all need to be convicted of first degree murder and given the death penalty," Floyd said.

"What was the conversation with President Trump like?" Sharpton asked.

"It was so fast," Floyd replied.

"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak. It was hard, I was trying to talk to him, but he just kept like pushing me off, like 'I don't want to hear what you're talking about.' And I just told him I want justice. I said that I couldn't believe they committed a modern-day lynching in broad daylight."

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Bill Barr slammed by ex-FBI official for ignoring the right-wing ‘Boogaloo Bois’ infiltrating protests

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Attorney General Bill Barr was slammed by the former assistant director for counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday for misleading Americans about the source of violence at the protests over the killing of George Floyd while in police custody.

"There's evidence developing, Brian, that the organization we're seeing of the most violent protesters is coming from a couple of disturbing places," both, by the way, there's disparate in terms in being from the right or the left. here's what those who monitor these groups and sites are seeing.

"We're seeing a far-right group, one group for example known as the Boogaloo Bois, who on their private Facebook page and social media outlets are calling for violence, calling for people to show up," Frank Figliuzzi told MSNBC's Brian Williams.

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