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Distrust of the Minneapolis Police, and Also the Effort to Defund Them

NYTimes.com Tuesday, 4 August 2020
Residents on Minneapolis’s North Side, which has a majority Black population, have mixed opinions on the City Council’s effort to significantly reduce the police force.
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