On Friday community members gathered to observe the National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality. They held a vigil outside of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Office in St. Paul to honor lives lost to police violence.
Early last week flyers with racist language were put up on the University of St. Thomas campus in St. Paul. They targeted Native Americans and included a link to a white nationalist website. Safiya Mohamed reports
For four years Asma Mohammed worked to end the Minnesota statute of limitations for sexual assault. Earlier this month, the statute was lifted. Safiya Mohamed reports.
A recent poll found that 49% of Minneapolis residents support the proposal for a new Department of Public Safety; 40% oppose the proposal and 10% are undecided. Safiya Mohamed reports
Students of color say it’s common to feel invisible or alienated on campus. However they see college as an opportunity to advance themselves and their communities.
A neighborhood is still celebrating after Saturday’s annual “Back on the Day Festival.” Safiya Mohamed was there.
Late last week the Minneapolis City Council approved the ballot language for the public safety charter amendment. The 9-4 vote overrode Mayor Jacob Frey’s second veto of the bill. Frey had argued that the ballot question lacked transparency.
The pipeline, which is 90% complete, crosses treaty-protected land in Minnesota. Activists say it threatens valuable natural resources.
On Thursday, the non-profit publishing house Cow-Tipping Press hosted its first-ever “Cowchella,” a literary and music festival celebrating the work of more than 20 neurodiverse writers. The event was organized to heighten awareness of neurodivergent peop
Roxanne Anderson, or ROX, is the co-host of “Fresh Fruit” on KFAI, the longest running weekly queer radio show in the country. Anderson is also a community organizer; their work is focused on creating spaces where queer and trans people of color feel seen