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How Traumatic Images Impact Us, for Better and for Worse

Photo by Stephen Carr

The striking image of a lone man standing before a fleet of tanks in Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989 brought worldwide attention to the plight of pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing. Now, 21 years later, a nearly 9-minute video of George Floyd, a black man, being suffocated by a white police officer in Minneapolis has led to protests across the country, some of which were followed by looting and destruction. Continue reading in the Long Beach Post — will open in a new tab.