Nearly one hundred teens and young children marched to the Maplewood police station Friday demanding justice for Marcoz Paramo and Alyjah Thomas. Georgia Fort reports
Author: Georgia Fort
Community Mourns Two Teens Killed in Police Chase
Families are questioning the Ramsey County Sheriff’s policy on high-speed chases after a vehicle pursuit claimed the lives of two teens in Maplewood.
George Floyd: A Year Later (Special Edition Documentary)
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd took his last labored breaths, while Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. What happened that night reverberated around the world. One year later, we reflect on how George Floyd’s death galvanized a raci
North Minneapolis Families Demand Solutions to Gun Violence
Six year old Aniya Allen is the third child to be shot in North Minneapolis in as many weeks. Families say such shootings deserve as much attention as police brutality has received. Georgia Fort reports
Brooklyn Center Leads on Police Reform, Minneapolis Follows
Just days after Brooklyn Center passed aggressive public safety reforms, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says his city is moving to make similar changes. Georgia Fort Reports
Making Space for Black Joy
Poet and artist Joe Davis has been inspired by the experiences of the past year to co-create the “Radical Joy Sessions,” featuring music, dance and storytelling. Davis says radical joy is more powerful than oppression. Georgia Fort reports.
Councilmember Says North Minneapolis Gun Violence Must Be Addressed
In an open letter on social media, Minneapolis councilmember Phillipe Cunningham says his efforts to address gun violence have been blocked by Mayor Frey and the police department. Georgia Fort reports.
Residents Nearby Daunte Wright Protest Site Dealing With Lingering Effects of Tear Gas
Brooklyn center Mayor Mike Elliot is addressing the concerns of residents following a week of tear gas being used in front of their homes to disperse protestors demanding justice for Daunte Wright. Two mothers in the apartment across from the Brooklyn Cen
A Medic’s Story
18-year-old Jonah Ralph-Guentouri says he was protesting peacefully and volunteering as a medic when he was tear-gassed and arrested in Brooklyn Center. He was held for three days before being released without being charged.