No Mass Protests After Honolulu Police Shoot, Kill Black Man

While there have been some local gatherings and small protests decrying Lindani Myeni's death, it hasn't inspired the passionate outrage seen elsewhere.

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In a 2021 photo provided by Bickerton Law Group representing the family of Lindani Myeni, he is standing on a beach in Waimanalo, Hawaii with his wife and two children. Some Black people in Hawaii say Myeni's shooting death by Honolulu police is a reminder that Hawaii isn't the racially harmonious paradise it's held up to be. (Myeni Family Photo/Bickerton Law Group via AP)
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HONOLULU (AP) — Lindsay Myeni and her South African husband moved to Hawaii, where she grew up, believing it would be safer to raise their two Black children here than in another U.S. state. Three months after they arrived, Honolulu police shot and killed her husband, 29-year-old Lindani Myeni, who was Black. “We never thought anything like this would ever happen there,” Lindsay Myeni, who is white, told The Associated Press in an interview from…

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