As decided by moderator edict, here's the next challenge:
It's already a significant part of the way through the month and I just don't feel like it's appropriate to do a normal challenge. SE management has opposed the will of our communities, and made a decision unilaterally that almost entirely prevents moderators from removing AI plagiarism from their sites. See the moderation strike main post and all of the highly voted related posts for more information. So here I am, abusing a block quote for original text that has never appeared in speech or print before (not even from an AI!), asking — no, demanding — you to write about protests.
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