Video Replay: United Black MN Legislative Agenda Unveiled By Bill Sorem | April 6, 2016 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Economy/Jobs Subscribe to Economy/Jobs As Minnesota’s painful racial disparities, which Gov. Mark Dayton has pledged $100 million to address, have reached a crisis point, leaders of black communities from throughout Minnesota have come together to create a United Black Legislative Agenda for the 2016 legislative session and beyond. Leaders in the Black community unveiled the agenda and concrete recommendations during a press conference Wednesday. Video replay of news conference Video at top: entire news conference Video below: Highlights of news conference Speakers include -Steve Belton, Urban League -Anthony Newby, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change -Dr. Louis Porter II, Executive Director, Council of Minnesotans of African Heritage -Jeff Hassan, African American Leadership Forum -Wintana Melekin, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change -Jason Sole, Minneapolis NAACP -Asha Long and Mica Grimm, Black Lives Matter Minneapolis -Mohamed Farah, Somali Community of Minnesota Legislators in support of the United Black Legislative Agenda also spoke. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.