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Texas Standard For June 1, 2020
Texans across the state joined nationwide protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd, as officials try to control nighttime looting and violence. In cities large and small, peaceful protests over police brutality devolved into violent clashes, vandalism and mayhem over the weekend. And the governor called in state troopers and National Guard troops. We’ll survey the state of the state, now officially declared a state of disaster. And: A look at why some social justice activists see police contracts as central to a solution. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard: