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It’s Their Story, Not My Story. I Just Tried My Best To Listen

From the epicentre of America’s Black Lives Matter protests, Nine correspondent Amelia Adams spoke to Future Women.

By Jordaine Chattaway

Culture

From the epicentre of America’s Black Lives Matter protests, Nine correspondent Amelia Adams spoke to Future Women.

By Jordaine Chattaway

Can we jump straight into what it’s like in the US today? It feels like something is broken. It feels just a bit wild and a bit unhinged. I went to New York for two weeks, just … as the … they were coming off the peak of their cases. (It) was really … actually quite depressing. It was really sad to see New York like that. It just feels very surreal. 

Are protests being held right across the country now? (We’ve) never seen a situation before where (the protests are) now in all 50 states … this is across the entire United States that people have been gathering and protesting. I’ve never covered a protest that’s run for more than a week before. It’s just unprecedented. 

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