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Kentucky Derby 2020: Empty stands and armed militias at America’s most famous race

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The 146th Kentucky Derby was a surreal distillation of the crises facing the United States in 2020. America’s most famous thoroughbred race, usually the first Saturday in May, was held four months late due to the of the coronavirus pandemic. The fabled Churchill Downs racetrack was mostly quiet, but multiple groups including armed militias took part in protests and counter-protests outside over police killings of unarmed Black Americans

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Protesters demanding justice for Breonna Taylor are confronted by far-right activists and self-described militia members during their march to Churchill Downs earlier Saturday.
Photograph: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

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