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With tensions high, officials meet at Tampa City Hall to try to keep the peace

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As tensions remain between the black community and the police around the nation, elected officials, law enforcement officers and religious figures discussed how to improve the situation at a news conference held Tuesday in Tampa’s City Hall. On Monday night, over 200 citizens marched for over an hour in a protest rally in downtown Tampa led by Black Lives Matter and the Uhuru movement before ultimately sitting down in the middle of the block of East Tyler Street and North Ashley Drive, to stage a…

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