Monthly Archives: December 2015

Black Lives Matter Stopped Minneapolis “From Burning To The Ground” Says NAACP Leader

Nekima Levy-Pounds NAACP-Black Lives Matter

“They have no idea about the number of people that we were able to stop from doing things that would have been harmful and destructive out of rage.” — Nekima Levy-Pounds NAACP Minneapolis President Continue Reading →

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Policy Changed After Study Finds Racial Bias In Metro Transit Policing

Metro Transit Officer Tosses Draon Armstrong To Ground

Metro Transit will now warn instead of ticket people the first time they don’t pay their fare. The change comes after study found police are more likely to cite instead of warn African American and Native American people when they don’t pay their fare. Continue Reading →

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Mall Of America Target Again For Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Protest At Mall Of America

Black Lives Matter is threatening to protest at the nation’s largest shopping mall during one of the busiest shopping days of the year if its demands are not met, including the release of video surrounding the police shooting of Jamar Clark. Continue Reading →

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DFL Congressional Candidates Differ On Guns, Abiding By Endorsement- Full Debate Video And Transcript

DFL CD2 Candidates Debate On TPT's Almanac

The first public debate between the three candidates seeking the DFL endorsement for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat brought out sharp differences on gun laws and raised the possibility that one of the well-funded candidates could make a primary run if she doesn’t get the endorsement of party delegates. Continue Reading →

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Man Claims Police Threatened Him After White Supremacists Shot Him

Shooting victim Wesley Martin and his Advocate Jermaine Alexander

When you’re the victim of a shooting you expect the police to help you, not threaten you. But that’s what Wesley Martin says happened to him after a group of white supremacists opened fire on him and four other Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis on November 23. Continue Reading →

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Barricaded Police Station Symbol Of Separate But Unequal Minneapolis

Barricaded 4th Precinct Police Station

Minneapolis has put up a prison like barricade around a police station in the wake of Black Lives Matters protests. “What are they trying to keep out?” ask the protesters who want the “disturbing” barricade removed and more transparent investigation of the police shooting of an unarmed black man. Continue Reading →

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