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How George Floyd’s death changed Minneapolis, 4 years later

Season 2024 Episode 147 | 6m 12s

Four years ago today, the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers ignited international protests over racism and calls for police reforms. Despite that global reach, it is still very much a local trauma for Minneapolis. John Yang speaks with Minnesota Public Radio senior reporter Jon Collins about how the lasting effects of Floyd’s death continue to shape the city.

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