On Thursday morning, neighbors near George Floyd Square awoke to find that city workers had removed the concrete barriers that blocked off 38th and Chicago. City officials say this is the first phase of a three year plan. Some local organizers criticized
While the celebration of Pride each June is becoming increasingly mainstream, trans rights activists say the space is not as inclusive as it should be – particularly for Black queer people. Tiffany Bui reports.
This week people marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre on a Black neighborhood, and mourned the loss of 215 Native children whose bodies were found in unmarked graves in British Columbia. Feven Gerezgiher reports.
In response to recent shootings that have left child victims in their wake, volunteers are posted at North Minneapolis hot spots to offer prayers and de-escalate volatile situations. Feven Gerezgiher reports.
Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers, KMOJ, and the Minnesota Humanities Center, covering the trials of the former Minneapolis police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd, the community’s response,
Communities of color are often criminalized for their drug use. In the Derek Chauvin murder trial, the defense attributed George Floyd’s death in part to his substance abuse. But the frank manner in which Floyd’s drug use was discussed in court has helped
More than a dozen universities have created scholarships in honor of George Floyd. But critics say schools need to do much more to address inequities in education. Tiffany Bui reports.
On the one-year anniversary of his murder by police, George Floyd was remembered in cities across the world. In Minneapolis, the city where he was killed, community members gathered to celebrate his life and reaffirm the fight for justice. Feven Gerezgihe
It’s been a year since George Floyd was murdered by police. Hope for reform is offset by ongoing violence. Feven Gerezghier reports.
Almost one year after the murder of George Floyd, art commemorating his life – and the movement that followed – was put on display at Phelps Park in Minneapolis. The art was created on plywood that was being used to board up storefronts in the days follow