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George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police last year sparked an international protest movement and amplified calls for police accountability. Now, as the former police officer Derek Chauvin goes on trial, Minneapolis is preparing for another public reckoning.
Guest: Jon Collins, senior reporter for Minnesota Public Radio.
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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Davis Land, Carmel Delshad, Danielle Hewitt, and Elena Schwartz.
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