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Minneapolis is rocked, and so is its mayor

Jun 01, 2020 - Los Angeles Times

Mayor Jacob Frey took office two years ago after serving on the City Council, promising to address police brutality and styling himself as just the sort of young progressive who could accomplish what had cost his predecessor her job.

George Floyd had moved to the Twin Cities from Houston a few years earlier, a 6-foot, 7-inch security guard and truck driver looking to start a new life. Frey and Floyd traveled on separate tracks, but their paths fatally intersected one week ago when the fate...