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A protester holds a flag during a Black Lives Matter march Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Latest: Protesters march in Kenosha after Trump visit

Sep. 1, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Demonstrators marched through Kenosha after President Donald Trump wrapped up his visit to the area. More than 100 people followed a man with a megaphone, shouting, “Arrest the police”...

The Rev. Al Sharpton listens during an interview at his office, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in New York. For more than three decades, Sharpton, 65, has been an advocate for Black American families seeking justice in the wake of violence that highlight systemic racism. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Decades later, Sharpton still insists: No justice, no peace

Aug. 26, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton sat quietly in his office in late July, watching the final funeral service for Rep. John Lewis on a wall-mounted television. Instead of flying down to the memorial in Atlanta, Sharpton had remained in New York; he had work to do. Preaching at the funeral of a year-old...