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George Floyd: State probe details ‘racial discrimination’ in Minneapolis police

A state probe following the 2020 killing of George Floyd found that Minneapolis officers engaged in a "pattern or practice of race discrimination." The findings come days after Floyd's convicted killer filed an appeal.

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