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LA Times Today: Minnesota Freedom Fighters

LA Times Today: Minnesota Freedom Fighters

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In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death there was a plea to help protect local Black Minneapolis businesses from vandalism and destruction. So a group of about two dozen Black men formed the Minnesota Freedom Fighters.

LA Times national correspondent Kurtis Lee writes their leadership has been welcomed within the community.