During the weeks leading up to the one-year mark of George Floyd’s murder, the PBS NewsHour spoke to several Twin Cities residents about the last year and what it means to be Black in this country. Recent weeks have been marked by the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for Floyd’s murder, but also the high-profile killing of another Black man, Daunte Wright, by police in a Minneapolis suburb.
“Our Black men are in fear of walking out of the house and just going to the corner store,” Twin Cities resident DanYale Davis said. “Look at this fear. That’s exactly what this ongoing feeling will be. And we’re in 2021 still doing this”
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