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‘It’s always like this’: Brooklyn Center residents describe history of racial targeting

Outraged and spiritually exhausted residents of Brooklyn Center on the outskirts of Minneapolis have condemned what they described as a long track record of racial targeting by police in the small city.

Two days after a white officer shot dead Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop on Sunday, protests continued and people left flowers at the side of the road, in a growing makeshift memorial where he was killed.

People sobbed in the cold gusts and snow flurries, struggling to

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