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MinnPost Op-Ed: ‘The work ahead: From sadness and anger to racial justice and healing”

By Michelle Basham, YWCA Minneapolis President and CEO
June 3, 2020
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The time since Memorial Day has been tragic, heartbreaking and sadly, reaffirming – reaffirming of our lack of progress toward racial justice.

On the evening of May 25, George Floyd was murdered while in custody of the Minneapolis Police Department. He was just 46 years old, a father, a son, a brother, a fiancé and a member of our community. Moments like this offer striking clarity and bring to the forefront why YWCA Minneapolis’ mission to eliminate racism is ever more crucial.

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