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In Minneapolis, rage over George Floyd extends beyond police

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By MARGIE MASON and ROBIN McDOWELL

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Where were the protests two years ago when the Somali Minneapolis cop killed the unarmed white woman? Oh wait...

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rage over George Floyd

How about the rage over the riots and looting?

Where were the protests two years ago when the Somali Minneapolis cop killed the unarmed white woman?

Come on, cla68, it's not fashionable to get outraged over a black cop killing an unarmed white woman.

Would be interesting to get Ihan Omar's response to that question though.

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How about the rage over the riots and looting?

The right should get out there and protest rioting and looting.

Of course, opportunists will use that as cover to riot and loot.

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Where were the protests two years ago when the Somali Minneapolis cop killed the unarmed white woman?

I assume you did not read the article or you would realize there were loads of murders to protest over but they didn't.

As for protest over the cop killing the White woman there were none because people like you who pretend to care don't. Did you even type anything about it in the wake of the event?

People are inconsistent about protesting, its true. Its no fun and does not even usually result in any changes at all. Get over it. I am just happy to see people finally protest all this flagrant and obvious police murder.

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Black man killed by cops, blacks protest.

White women killed by cops, whites expect others to protest for them.

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Where were the protests two years ago when the Somali Minneapolis cop killed the unarmed white woman?

The right does this all the time. They ask a question, when a quick Google would answer it:

Several days after the killing, hundreds marched to Beard's Plaisance Park in Minneapolis, in honor of Damond.[40] A memorial service for Damond was held on 11 August 2017, on the shore of Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. The service was at the bandshell and there was a silent walk around the lake afterwards. It was attended by Damond's family and fiancé, and about 1000 mourners.[41][42]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Justine_Damond#United_States

Their tactic is they phrase the question as if it doesn't have an answer. In this case, as if there were no protest, because they're trying to muddy the waters.

And as a point of relevance to the current protests, the two paragraphs that come after the one above:

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) issued a statement calling the disuse of body cameras "unacceptable". Blue Lives Matter countered, claiming officers making a simple area check have no reason to use them. The ACLU answered that police should at least start recording after a shooting occurs.[43]

On July 19, 2017, Republican Michele Bachmann, who had represented Minnesota's 6th congressional district in the U.S. Congress from January 2007 through January 2015, stated during a speech at the Eighth Annual Hog Roast and Republican gubernatorial forum in Waconia that Noor was an "affirmative-action hire". Speaking to World Net Daily, Bachmann stated, "Noor comes from the mandated cover-up women culture. That's why I'm wondering if they'll ask whether his cultural views led him to shoot her. That's something, if true, I can't imagine the progressives would allow to get out."[44]

So the right blame the crime on the black people, and they blame the bad police on the black people.

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cla68T

were the protests two years ago when the Somali Minneapolis cop killed the unarmed white woman? Oh wait...

Where's the 20 million dollars awarded to George Floyd's falmily? Oh wait....

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