Why Demonstrators Protesting the Death of George Floyd in Minneapolis Keyed In on Target

Locals' issues with the retailer and the communities it serves go way back

Two Target locations in the Twin Cities became hot spots for protesters. Getty Images

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—The rallying cry of “no justice, no peace” continues to be heard across Minneapolis tonight, with buildings set ablaze, windows of business shattered and fireworks ignited in the street to denounce police brutality and demand accountability for the death of George Floyd.

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