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Black Lives Matter condemns Dallas shootings, plans protests

Leaders and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement sought a delicate balance Friday by both condemning the slaying of five Dallas police officers and promising more demonstrations against deadly shootings by law enforcement.

In Philadelphia, a group planned a "Weekend of Rage" to draw attention to police disparities, while in Atlanta, a demonstration went ahead Friday night, less than 24 hours after the slaughter in Dallas. In turn, police across the country said they would step up their patrols.

Black Lives Matter organizer Sir Maejor said the rally in Atlanta was scheduled before the Dallas shooting. People are angry over police violence against blacks and...