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Lessons from Minneapolis one week after George Floyd's death

Immediate reaction to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis on May 26-27, 2020

 

First tweet of thread on the day after George Floyd was killed: May 26th.

https://twitter.com/AndyRowell/status/1265372677696442368

 

Last tweet of thread on May 27th

https://twitter.com/AndyRowell/status/1265517346355056655

 

Whole thread: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1265372677696442368.html?refreshed=yes

 

PDF of immediate reactions to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis:

Download George Floyd death

 

This will be more jumbled below: 

This is horrifying and wrong. I am mourning and angry.
(Facebook 10 minute video below).

Minneapolis has fired the four officers involved.

Press conference with reaction from police chief, mayor, and outraged representatives of the black community.
Local news coverage:

MPR (local NPR station)


Minneapolis Star Tribune (newspaper)
More local coverage:
twitter.com/ChaoStrib
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This occurred 11 minutes from my home.
Both officers visible have been involved in violent incidents in the past.
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Coverage of protests:
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I pasted above a lot of reactions so that Minneapolis people can see that there are people I like who are disturbed about this all over the nation. And I also want those people to know that the story checks out here in Minneapolis.
Also, I am "introducing" people to one another.
Minneapolis Star Tribune Reporter:
Washington Post Editorial Board:
washingtonpost.com/opinions/anoth…
Grew up in Minneapolis:
Police seem to have little problem handcuffing him. The one who kneeled on his neck arrived later.
Organized demonstration was from 5-7 pm: facebook.com/events/s/i-can…?

Thread on violence afterward (first tweet 7:16 pm) until now (past midnight).
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