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They call themselves MOD, Menace of Destruction: their code demands not only secrecy but violence ... As they terrorise Minneapolis & St Paul no-one is safe, not even the police. Gangland s3e7: Menace of Destruction, History 2008
Thousands of south-east Asians have emigrated to the area. ibid.
It didn’t take long for the Mong youth to became angry and full of despair. ibid.
Out-of-state recruits arrived to increase their membership. ibid.
MOD specialise in the art of surprise to keep their enemies on edge. ibid.
To join the gang new recruits must be prepared to do anything. ibid.
If you’re in Minnesota, and if you’re in the northern suburbs, you’re touching my dope; I’ve touched that dope already. Drugs Inc s5e6: Snitch Cities, Ace drug dealer, National Geographic 2014
Dealing for Ace is a 24/7 business. ibid.
The Twin Cities have some of the purest heroin money can buy in the whole of the United States. ibid.
Children are picking up guns and going to work. ibid.
The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police has sparked America’s biggest series of protests over race in a generation, highlighting once again the deep divide between black and white. With violent scenes and police forces seemingly out of control. The protests have gone global. Panorama: George Floyd: A Killing that Shook the World, BBC 2020
Could George Floyd’s death finally force America to confront the scourge of racism within. ibid.
Derek Chauvin has been charged with second-degree murder. Three other officers have been charged with aiding and abetting murder. ibid.
The latest in an endless line of lives taken by violent cops. It is part of the black experience: an American tragedy. ibid.
One sweltering evening on the streets of Minneapolis yet another black man falls victim to police brutality. The killing of George Floyd has sparked outrage not only across America but also across the entire world. It is the latest chapter in the history of race injustice that is as old as the country itself. 8 Minutes & 46 Seconds, Sky Witness 2020
Derek Chauvin – In that time over a dozen complaints have been lodged against him. ibid.
But in 24 hours the death of another black man in police custody unleashes a fury that has existed for generations. ibid.