The mega-hospital in downtown Minneapolis—Hennepin Health Care (formerly Hennepin County Medical Center)—sits stoically behind a shield of plywood as the town nervously watches and waits. The trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin—charged in the death of George Floyd—begins Monday. The suspense involving the trial, the eventual verdict, and the community’s response to it all is palpable as Minneapolis prepares for the worst.
Here are few images of the town and its ‘woke’ hospital:
Minneapolis hopes for peace but prepares for chaos.