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VIDEO REPLAY- Race And Policing: A Conference on Ferguson and Beyond

Mark Kappelhoff - Ferguson Report Author

Could what happened in Ferguson, Missouri happen in Minnesota? That’s one of the questions an ACLU-MN panel discussed while examining the disparities between how whites and people of color are treated by police officers. Continue Reading →

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Polar Explorer Steger Urges MN To Cut Back On Coal Burning, Use Clean Energy Instead

Will Steger

Minnesotan Will Steger has been to both poles and has seen firsthand the effects of climate change. He is urging lawmakers in his home state to move ahead with a federal initiative called the Clean Power Plan to cut back coal burning that speeds the effects of climate change.
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Video Replay – Dismantling The “New Jim Crow” Laws

Thursday night, Minneapolis City Council members and groups concerned about laws that police may be abusing to harass the public held a discussion about repealing some of those laws -called the “New Jim Crow” laws because police use them disproportionately against minorities.

The discussion at Mathews Park in Minneapolis was live streamed on The UpTake. Continue Reading →

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