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A fireworks display rises above an empty park on Wednesday in Brooklyn. According to New York City officials, complaints about fireworks have skyrocketed in recent weeks.
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A demonstrator makes the OK hand gesture believed to have white supremacist connotations during the End Domestic Terrorism rally in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 17, 2019.
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An employee with the city of Montgomery, Ohio lowers a wooden pergola onto a flatbed trailer. It will be transformed into a patriotic park scene with bunting, banners and flags. Many participants in the reverse parade are repurposing previous years' floats because of COVID-19 restrictions on gathering.
Black alums of the unscripted CBS hit say the show routinely stereotypes Black contestants. They say Survivor's production is hampered by systemic racism that makes it tougher for Black participants to succeed. Above, contestants on the latest season, Survivor: Winners at War.