Black Pain is Ours too say Minneapolis Somali Community as they Join Protest over Floyd killing

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Black Pain is Ours too say Minneapolis Somali Community as they Join Protest over Floyd killing

Somalilandsun: In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man killed by a police officer who kneeled onto his neck while arresting him for a nonviolent crime, outrage in the community of south Minneapolis has boiled over into the angry demonstrations seen this past week.

The killing has also caused some friction between the Black and Muslim communities, because Cup Foods, where a store employee called the police on Floyd to report a $20 counterfeit bill, is owned by a Muslim-Arab man.

The Somali-American community, being both Muslim and Black, plays unique role within protest movement Continue reading Black pain is ours: Minneapolis Somali community rallies over Floyd killing

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