U.S. Protesters Are Taking Some Tactics From Hong Kong’s Playbook

As anti-racism protests rage across the U.S., Hong Kong activists are standing by to offer guidance from afar.

Demonstrators on the front lines in Seattle this week were seen using umbrellas, which were so widely used as shields against Hong Kong police’s tear gas and pepper spray in 2014 that they became a defining symbol of the city’s protest movement.

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