Philando Castile

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Battling ‘Minnesota Nice’, Structural Racism And White Privilege

Vivian Jenkins-Nelsen

“So can we talk about race?” asked Vivian Jenkins-Nelsen to a nearly all-white League of Women Voters gathering at a south Minneapolis restaurant. The co-founder of the INTER-RACE Institute, a diversity think tank located at Augsburg College said structural racism is alive in Minnesota because people don’t talk about it enough. Continue Reading →

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Video Replay: Justice Rally For Philando Castile – Rage, Frustration And Prayer

Nekima Levy-Pounds

The line of people wanting to speak just kept growing. NAACP Minneapolis President Nekima Levy-Pounds had called a 10am news conference outside of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton’s residence to urge him to take action in the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile. Continue Reading →

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