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Dion Johnson On May 25 – the same day George Floyd was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis – a DPS trooper shot 28-year-old Dion Johnson in Phoenix during a DUI arrest. A vigil was held for him outside the Arizona Department of Public Safety and his death was protested across the country as part of the Black Lives Matter movement. Guy Phillips National outlets from CNN to The Washington Post took notice when...


Street artists are painting their signs of protest throughout Phoenix, using their medium to amplify the call for change. Love Fights Back by @lovefightsbackaz Love Fights Back is a newly formed collaborative of artists, inspired by recent events to come together to champion equality. Their mural is located near Van Buren Street and Fifteenth Avenue. It is most easily viewed from the Dollar General parking lot. The words of their mural, Love Fights Back, pop...


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