The Racist History of Curfews

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The Racist History of Curfews

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In response to demonstrations protesting the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other Black Americans, cities across the country have implemented historic curfew orders this week.

The orders, officials say, are intended to curb violence and property destruction. But curfews have long been a mechanism for controlling people of color, especially Black people. Read Full Article