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Mohamed Noor, Rare Murder Conviction. Is It ‘Hypocrisy,’ or Justice?

The national debate over race and policing has felt particularly close to activists in Minneapolis, who viewed several cases in their region as examples of police officers not being held accountable for killing black civilians.
But when the justice system finally came down on an officer in a fatal shooting this week, it was not exactly the victory those activists had been seeking.
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SOMALI AMERICANS REACTIONS TO REP. ILHAN OMAR CONTROVERSY..

 

 

 

Journalist Ibrahim Hirsi, reflects on the reaction into the Somali American Community here in Minnesota..
BIO: Ibrahim Hirsi writes about immigrant communities and the politics and policies that affect them. He was previously a staff writer for MinnPost. For his reporting, he received the 2018 MLK Commitment to Service Award, which honors public servants who are making a difference in Minnesota. Ibrahim got his start in journalism covering business at the Minnesota Daily, the University of Minnesota’s student newspaper. He has also reported on issues concerning immigrant and communities of color for the Twin Cities Daily Planet and St. Cloud Times. Ibrahim is currently a PhD student in immigration history at the University of Minnesota, and contributes to The World through a collaboration with the Immigration History Research Center.

 

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