Minneapolis is becoming ‘Murderapolis’ again and other commentary

Minneapolis update: Back to ‘Murderapolis’
“With the gigantic outpouring of global attention” to the George Floyd case, Michael Tracey argues at his Substack newsletter, “it would be foolish to not also notice the comparatively minuscule attention that other instances of unjust killings receive.” Violence in Minneapolis has “vastly increased since last summer’s protests and riots,” with 2020 setting the second-worst homicide year on record, “after only 1995, when the city was ignobly dubbed ‘Murderapolis.

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Minneapolis is becoming ‘Murderapolis’ again and other commentary

Minneapolis update: Back to ‘Murderapolis’
“With the gigantic outpouring of global attention” to the George Floyd case, Michael Tracey argues at his Substack newsletter, “it would be foolish to not also notice the comparatively minuscule attention that other instances of unjust killings receive.” Violence in Minneapolis has “vastly increased since last summer’s protests and riots,” with 2020 setting the second-worst homicide year on record, “after only 1995, when the city was ignobly dubbed ‘Murderapolis.

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