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This weekend in tweets: Justice for George Floyd, Black Lives Matter protests, and a space launch
June 1, 2020
Over the weekend, Las Cruceans took to twitter to voice cries of justice for George Floyd, protest police brutality and racism through Black Lives Matter protests and watch NASA astronauts launch into space for the first-ever SpaceX launch with humans aboard.
Las Cruces NM stands with the family of George Floyd. Pictures taken by myself from today's demonstration. pic.twitter.com/AlbJZEOKwN
— Nathan Harper (@NathanHarper84) May 30, 2020
We grieve the loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, & so many others whose lives have been taken from them, their families, & communities by state sanctioned murder. We have compiled a digital resources page:https://t.co/cuMC5AmVSX #NMSU #BLM
— Gender and Sexuality Studies at NMSU (@gensXprof) May 31, 2020
#BlackLivesMatter I hate the way society and this country views POC. It’s unjust and unacceptable. Please say his name and sign the petition pic.twitter.com/SAwN60agCJ
— kasandra (@krjurassic) May 29, 2020
Happening Now: A group of protesters has gathered on the sidewalk near Branigan Library in Las Cruces, to protest the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, May 25 and to send a message to the community that #blacklivesmatter @CrucesSunNews pic.twitter.com/AOX0GrZRb1
— Bethany Freudenthal (@BethanyFreuden1) May 29, 2020
Dozens of demonstrators protest police violence on the street near the Las Cruces City Hall on Friday, May 30, 2020, after the death of George Floyd when a Minneapolis police officer arrested and choked him on May 25, 2020. pic.twitter.com/oZLICXi1t1
— Nathan J. Fish (@PhotoJFish) May 30, 2020
So fun to see Bob and Doug join the crew on the ISS! Another great success for NASA and SpaceX#launchamerica #iss #internationalspacestation #lcspacefestival #LasCruces #NewMexico #makingspaceforeveryone https://t.co/hF53IByiKP
— LCSpaceFestival (@lc_space) May 31, 2020
I also remember watching the first shuttle launch from the TV lounge at the NMSU Student Union Bldg. It was packed and everyone cheered loudly when it launched. 6 or so years later, got to see my first, in person, launch.
— Craig Verley (@verleysixfour) May 30, 2020