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Friendship forms Abilene Restorative Community Circle

By Floyd Miller



Kristi Newton and Deborah Williams formed a powerful friendship after the murder of George Floyd. Kristi Newton, a white woman and Deborah Williams a black woman meet for the first time at the MLK Bridge. Newton was compelled to act as she watched George Floyd be choked to death by a police officer as he cried for his mother. Newton and Williams formed Abilene Restorative Community Circle which focuses on bringing people together and fostering positive outcomes.

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