‘The world is traumatized’: family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright speak as unrest grows

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Protesters were dispersed by police with flashbangs and gas grenades in the third night of demonstrations and unrest after the death of a Black man shot by a white police officer during a traffic stop.

The officers who stopped Daunte Wright, 20, both resigned two days after his death in Brooklyn Center on Sunday.

Across town, at the Hennepin county courthouse, relatives of Daunte Wright and George Floyd talked about the two cases of fatal police violence. “The world is traumatized, watching another African American man being slain,” said George Floyd’s brother

Families of George Floyd and Daunte Wright join together in grief: ‘The world is traumatized’

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