Thu. Nov 30th, 2023

Target has temporarily closed most of its Bay Area locations while protests over the death of George Floyd roil the nation.

“We are heartbroken by the death of George Floyd and the pain it is causing communities across the country. At this time, we have made the decision to close a number of our stores. We anticipate most stores will be closed temporarily,” the company said in a statement Saturday. Target is headquartered in Minneapolis, where Floyd, who is black, died after being pinned down by the neck by a white police officer.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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