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A black reporter from CNN was arrested while legally covering the protests in Minneapolis. A white reporter also on the ground was not.
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The reason the president threatened mass murder in response to looting is the same reason the police thought they could kill George Floyd on video and get away with it. Some people are protected by the rules and others are simply subject to them.
This is not accurate - our CNN crew identified themselves, on live television, immediately as journalists. We thank Minnesota @GovTimWalz for his swift action this morning to aid in the release of our crew.
CNN’s @OmarJimenezWBAL and his crew have been released from police custody. He recounts getting arrested and what happened while they were in custody.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has apologized for the arrest of a CNN reporter and camera crew and says he will have them released. “It was totally unacceptable.”