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Clark Shooting, Racial Disparities Fuel Grilling Of Minneapolis City Council Candidates

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Community anger in north Minneapolis over the police shooting of Jamar Clark is a force in the 2017 Minneapolis City Council races. That was apparent this past Thursday as activists and residents an opportunity to directly question City Council candidates about stopping police violence. Continue Reading →

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Unlike Donald Trump, Jill Stein Advocates For Citizen Control Over Police – Video Of Full Event In Minneapolis

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On the same night Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was calling for more police to “restore law and order” in minority neighborhoods, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was taking a much different approach. Continue Reading →

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Journalist Panel: KSTP-TV #Pointergate Story “Not Valid”, Should Not Have Aired

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A panel of journalists including the Star Tribune’s managing editor of operations find fault with KSTP-TV for airing a story that had racist overtones. Worse was how KSTP reacted to the ridicule the story got on social media. Continue Reading →

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Redlining: Banks Still Restricting Home Loans In “Non-White” Areas

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A new report shows that from 2009 to2012, people in predominantly non-white Minneapolis neighborhoods such as Near North and Camden were three times more likely to be denied loans – - regardless of what race the person was who applied for the loan. “The lack of access to credit continues to plague communities of color in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area,” says Myron Orfield from the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity. (More…) Continue Reading →

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New Members Take Seats On Minneapolis Council; Mayor Vows To End Racial Gaps

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A new era in Minneapolis and Minnesota politics began Monday (Jan. 6) as seven new City Council members — including the first Latina, the first Somali and the first Hmong-American to be elected to the 13-member body — were sworn in and new Mayor Betsy Hodges called for an end to the “gaps” between white people and people of color in the city. Continue Reading →

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How Much Did Police Raid on Occupy-Backed Cruz Home Cost Mineapolis?

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“We want to know how much this cost,” said Neighborhoods Organizing for Change and Occupy Homes activist Anthony Newby following the Minneapolis Police and Hennepin County Sheriffs raid on the Cruz house yesterday. Continue Reading →

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Occupy MN to Defend U.S. Marine’s Foreclosed Home

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On Tuesday, Occupy MN will occupy their third foreclosed home in Minneapolis. This time the activist group will come to the aid of Bobby Hull, a Vietnam veteran with the Marine Corp., who first began living in his South Minneapolis home when his mother bought it in 1968. Continue Reading →

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