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Minn Gov: This wouldn't have happened if he was white

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Would this have happened if those passengers, the driver, the passengers were white? I don't think it would have. So I'm forced to confront, and I think all of us in Minnesota are forced to confront, this kind of racism exists. I can't say how seriously I take this. I can't say how shocked I am and how deeply, deeply offended that this would occur in Minnesota to somebody who got pulled over for a tail light being out of order.
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And how totally unacceptable it is, by all the standards and values that I hold dear, and I treasure about this state, that such a terrible incident could occur, and did occur. And his life is irrevocably taken away.