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-A gathering of political activist groups gathered at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens to discuss ways in which more power could be shifted to black and brown communities.  

-The conversation was heavily dominated by the issue of policing.

-Florida has never had an African-American Governor or Senator. 

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