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VERIFY: Did Judy Garland’s death spark the Stonewall Riots?

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Published on Jul 11, 2019

The Stonewall Riots that led to the gay rights movement in the United States coincided with the funeral of legendary entertainer Judy Garland. Garland was – and still is – an icon in the gay community and it’s been said bereaved fans decided enough was enough and fought back when police raided the Stonewall Inn during the early hours of June 28, 1969. But is that how it really happened?

News 8’s Heather Hope looks for the truth in this VERIFY report. https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/ver...

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