Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

by Zahara Hill

A memorial fund honoring the late Philando Castile has alleviated lunch debt for students throughout St. Paul, Minn. Castile was killed by ex-police officer... Read More

Man Found Hanging From Tree in Minnesota

Man Found Hanging From Tree in Minnesota

by Shantell E. Jamison

A St. Paul, Minnesota, passerby who was on his way to work made a gruesome discovery early Tuesday when he found a man hanging... Read More

Ilhan Omar

Somali-American Lawmaker Threatened by Islamophobic D.C. Cabbie

by #teamEBONY

The nation’s first elected Somali-American lawmaker, Ilhan Omar says she was harassed and called “ISIS” by a taxicab driver in Washington, D.C. The Minnesota... Read More

Castile

Philando Castile’s Family Responds to Charges Against Officer

by #teamEBONY

Family and friends of Philando Castile expressed relief that the Minnesota police officer who fired fatal shots at him during a July traffic stop... Read More

Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Philando Castile

Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Philando Castile

by #teamEBONY

A Minnesota police officer is facing criminal charges in the July 6 shooting death of an African-American motorist, whose death was streamed on social media.... Read More

Ellison

Keith Ellison’s Run to Lead Democrats Met With Praise and Criticism

by Christopher Harris

Right as Democrats are looking for answers to losing the presidential election last week, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison’s announcement that he will run for... Read More

Silent No More: Michael Jordan Takes Stand on Tension With Police

Silent No More: Michael Jordan Takes Stand on Tension With Police

by #teamEBONY

Michael Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players of all time and has undoubtedly made an incredible impact on culture. Yet, the six-time... Read More

Game Security Angered Over Minnesota Lynx Player Shirts

Game Security Angered Over Minnesota Lynx Player Shirts

by Alex Titus

Members of the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx set the tone for their Saturday game by wearing t-shirts with a message in support of racial equality... Read More

Cop Resigns After Instructing Motorists to Run Over #BLM Activists

Cop Resigns After Instructing Motorists to Run Over #BLM Activists

by #teamEBONY

A Minnesota police sergeant who told drivers to run over Black Lives Matter protesters in a Facebook comment has resigned. Last month, Jeffrey Rothecker... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
From Catholic to Muslim: Congressman Keith Ellison Speaks

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
From Catholic to Muslim: Congressman Keith Ellison Speaks

by Brooke Obie

In 2006, U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison was elected to represent Minnesota’s 5th district, becoming the state’s first African American representative and the first Muslim... Read More