Funeral held in Minneapolis for Daunte Wright, 20-year-old man killed by police (LIVE) | USA TODAY 1

Funeral held in Minneapolis for Daunte Wright, 20-year-old man killed by police (LIVE) | USA TODAY

 

Katie Wright leaned over and embraced her son's body lying in the casket before straightening to turn and step back, tears streaming down her face.

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On one side stood the Rev. Jesse Jackson. On the other, the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Between them lay Daunte Wright, 20, a Black man shot dead by police in nearby Brooklyn Center on April 11. Wright's death ignited a new round of anger in a community still reeling from the death of George Floyd last year.

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