In the city where George Floyd was killed, the mayor fights to keep his job in a tough reelection race

Posted on AllSides November 1st, 2021
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(Christian Monterrosa/AP)

Mayor Jacob Frey (D) had barely begun his event on public safety when a woman confronted him about the violence that has erupted across the city in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd.

The day before, a boy had been grazed by a stray bullet that pierced his bedroom wall while he was sleeping — one of more than 575 people injured by gunfire across Minneapolis this year.

Why wasn’t Frey talking about the wounding of another child, demanded Angela Williams, a Black anti-violence activist who clutched a...

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