KRS One Hosts North Minneapolis Community Meeting

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Click picture to view KRS One's town hall meeting

Click picture to view KRS One's town hall meeting

Legendary hiphop artist KRS One hosted a free community meeting Tuesday at North High School’s auditorium in North Minneapolis, which was ravaged by a tornado on May 22. KRS One spoke to community, tornado victims, and youth. KRS One gave a benefit concert later that night at the First Avenue Nightclub in Minneapolis to benefit tornado victims.

iRelief/MplsTornado and the University of Minnesota Institute For Advanced Study put the events together.

Click here to watch the community meeting with KRS One

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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