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Community leader Mel Reeves remembered in Minneapolis

by Jess Sundin |
1/12/22
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Toshira Garraway Allen, Kellen Reeves, and Michelle Johnson Reeves. (Photo by Brad Sigal)

Minneapolis, MN - More than 50 people gathered here to honor Mel Reeves, a community leader who died January 6 at age 64. Organized by Families Supporting Families Against Police Violence, the event was a space for those who worked alongside him in community to share memories of a man who put in decades of work in struggles against racism and police violence, economic injustice and war and militarism. Reeves was a father and grandfather, and a journalist for the Black newspaper, the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.

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