Protests for a kinder world.
- The Unprecedented Breadth of Recent Racial Justice Protests
- September 8, 2020
After George Floyd's murder on May 25, 2020,
protesters in the United States
spoke out against police brutality and for racial justice with historic
geographic breadth. Based on the protests that we've documented from articles across
3,394 local news sources, these
racial justice protests are the first that have occurred since
January 2017 in/near at least
congressional districts and
map and table below, we highlight each of the cities
that has hosted one or more
protests for racial justice between May 25, 2020 and January 31, 2021. Cities appearing for the first
time in our dataset with the tag
For racial justice
are denoted with an asterisk (*).
Cities with protests
racial justice between May 25, 2020 and January 31, 2021. Hovering over a city will show a total
count of distinct protests found in news articles for that city. Darker circles
represent cities with more protest activity.
*denotes cities that hosted their first protests in Count Love's
racial justice dataset since January 2017