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Sunday morning was meant to be a girls outing for the Gilliams, as cousins, sisters, aunts and nieces piled into an SUV to go get their nails done together in suburban Denver. But before they could even find an open salon, the family’s four children were ordered at gunpoint to lay facedown on the parking lot, and two were handcuffed. The Black girls, who range from 6 to 17 years old, broke down into tears and screams as a group of White police officers hovered over them. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. “I want my mother,” one of them can be heard wailing on a video of the incident , gasping for air between sobs. “Can’t I have my sister next to me?”. Aurora’s police chief apologi... Full story

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