A new report from the Movement for Black Lives found the federal government targeted Black Lives Matter protesters with harsher prosecution in order to disrupt and deter activism.
Minnesota’s population has grown much more diverse over the past decade; the increased percentage of children of color brings with it new needs for the state.
A Minnesota activist is among those waiting for a response from the U.S. Department of Justice to their demand for an investigation into racist police practices. Tiffany Bui reports.
Of the hundreds of demonstrators who protested in front of the governor’s mansion over the weekend, dozens now face charges. Tiffany Bui reports.
The new office will focus not just on women and girls, but men, boys and the Two Spirit community. The state has also approved a new task force to focus on missing and murdered African American women.
Just 2% of students who have been in foster care graduate college on time, compared to 60% of their peers. Indigenous and Black children are disproportionately caught up in the child welfare system. Advocates hope the tuition assistance will help allevia
The proposal, authored by the organization “Yes 4 Minneapolis” would remove the requirement that the city keep a police department. It would replace the police department with a Department of Public Safety. Voters will decide its fate in November. While s
Idd was a 23-year-old Somali man and the first person killed by Minneapolis police since George Floyd. His death late last year sparked a fresh wave of protests from an already grieving community. The Dakota County Attorney has concluded that the officers
The City of Minneapolis has settled a lawsuit with the group Communities United Against Police Brutality. CUAPB claimed that the city violated state law by failing to provide public information on police actions in a timely fashion. In one case, the city
During the trial of Derek Chauvin, the world tuned in to watch what was unfolding in a Hennepin County courthouse. The presiding judge in Chauvin’s case was selected by the newly elected Chief Judge of Hennepin County Toddrick Barnette, a Black man – who