Freedom Fighters provide security to Minneapolis Black community

Minneapolis (AFP) – Armed with AR-15 rifles and sporting bulletproof vests, members of the Minnesota Freedom Fighters (MNFF), a Black self-defense group formed after the death of George Floyd, describe themselves as a “bridge” between the police and the African-American community. “We’re trying to show the world that we can protect our people also with arms and weapons and be trustworthy,” Randy Chrisman, a 30-year-old MNFF member, told AFP. “Basically we want to change the narrative of Black people carrying weapons,” said Chrisman, who has been patrolling Minneapolis since last summer, when F…

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