Daunte Wright remembered as ‘prince of Brooklyn Center’

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  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Daunte Wright remembered as ‘prince of Brooklyn Center’” – below is their description.

    A funeral has been held for Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black American shot dead by police during a traffic stop.

    Emotions ran high, as the funeral took place just days after a police officer was found guilty of murdering George Floyd a few kilometres away.

    Al Jazeera’s John Hendren has more from Minneapolis, Minnesota, US.

    Warning: There are some disturbing images in the report.

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