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The few police willing to join in solidarity with protesters

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Reports of the protests across the country are focusing on the violence, clashes and property damage caused by a small few rather than the peaceful protest of those rallying against injustice and the police standing in solidarity with them.

A few captured positive moments of cities where officers support the protests and believe Black lives do actually matter.

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There were moments of protesters fist-bumping police, hugs with police, and in one incident in New York City over the weekend, one officer was separated from his unit. Protesters surrounded him with locked arms to protect him from those being violent. In Miami, Florida and Seattle, Washington, police joined protesters in kneeling.

While there are certainly cities dealing with violet responses from police, there are many that protesters have welcomed as allies.

You can see the moments in the tweets below:

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https://twitter.com/Christianhub_T/status/1267172051200008192

https://twitter.com/RealArabellaTom/status/1267157728948031488

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