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The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in May sparked outrage across the United States, as resulting protests restarted America’s dialogue about race, racism, and the systems that allow and perpetuate it.  The idea of systemic racism isn’t new. The original term, institutional racism, was coined in 1967 to describe a subtle and pervasive force that ensured racist results without relying on overt racism. This “background racism” has been linked to…