Monday, a federal judge sentenced Illinois militia leader Emily Claire Hari to 53 years in jail for the 2017 bombing of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington. The sentencing came amidst news of other alleged hate crimes in the Twin Cities.
Two former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd are opposing the broadcast of their upcoming trial. The defense will officially make that request in court on Thursday. Feven Gerezgiher reports.
The case of a St. Paul man recently acquitted on charges of attempted murder is still raising questions about police and prosecutorial fairness. Feven Gerezgiher reports.
Feven Gerezgiher reports on widening adoption of innovative ways to prevent violence.
An alleged hate crime in Cold Spring has resurfaced long-standing racial divides in central Minnesota, which some trace back to southern slaveholders who moved to the area.
The Black Entrepreneur State Fair is designed to support Black businesses. This year’s opening drew over 2000 attendees with bouncy houses, 70 vendors, and live entertainment outside Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. Feven Gerezgiher reports
According to the Campaign for Youth Justice, youth in adult jails and prisons are at a higher risk of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse than their peers in the juvenile justice system.
On Saturday, the loved ones of Justin Teigan, Courtney Williams, Daunte Wright and others lost to police violence marched across Saint Paul with a message: we have not forgotten.
Children of color make up a disproportionately large percentage of detention center residents. The Legal Rights Center wants to ensure that, moving forward, youth and their families are supported in community-driven programs, and not shipped out to treatm
Recent national data shows Black businesses were more likely than businesses overall to close during the pandemic. Organizers of multiple local pop-up marketplaces are finding one way to support Black-owned businesses moving forward.