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Black architect who knew George Floyd hopes to rebuild more a just Twin Cities

Reuters Thursday, 4 June 2020
George Floyd's death in Minneapolis while in police custody, and the destruction that followed during demonstrations throughout the region, cut especially deep for Saint Paul architect James Garrett Jr., a fifth-generation black resident of Minnesota's Twin Cities.
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The Twin Cities marked one week since George Floyd's death with calls for reform and reflection, report Jennifer Mayerle (8:51). WCCO 4 News At 10 – June 1, 2020

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