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Minneapolis protest pictures: photos of riots, looting, aftermath

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  • I participated in the Minneapolis protests over the last week that made national news. 
  • I was teargassed and saw the confrontation between protestors and police first hand.  
  • This was my experience on the front lines. 
  • Hannah Lindstrom is a student in Minneapolis. 
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On Monday, George Floyd died after being pinned to the ground by Derek Chauvin, a white police officer on duty, for around eight minutes. 

In Minneapolis, where the event occurred, the killing has set off a firestorm. The city, along with the rest of the country, has seen police continue to fatally interact with black individuals, despite strong resistance and calls for justice from the communities.

In the aftermath of Floyd’s death, protests have made national news in their impact and scale. As a Minneapolis resident, I participated in some of these protests, and have seen firsthand how the encounters between police and citizens are unfolding and intensifying in violence and destruction.

The lived experience felt like history in the making.

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