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Minneapolis is now a Somali enclave.

This is its Mayor, Betsy Hodges au naturale above and in her Arabic Muslim-friendly Somali electoral video below.


A couple of days ago, Mayor Hodges tweeted the apparently obligatory "I stand with" message of support to the Somali community.


The link she attached to her message resolves to this: 

Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights

The mission of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) is to enforce Minneapolis Code of Ordinances Title 7 (non-discrimination);  and to promote understanding of civil rights among residents, businesses and government. The Department will carry out this mission by:

And the feature item therein:

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The next day Mayor Hodges tweeted this:

Well might she say "the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk should not have happened" - but she wasn't shot with a body camera holding a pistol.

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Pistol - nil.

5159 Officer Mohammed Noor - nil.

Shot by Somali officer without apparent justification - nil.

But body camera - 19.

Any takers on the hate crime offer?