Minnesota Cop Pulls Gun on Four Handcuffed Black Teens

Minnesota Cop Pulls Gun on Four Handcuffed Black Teens

by Teddy Grant   Jul 13, 2018

People are calling for an or an investigation over a Minneapolis Park Police officer drawing a gun on four handcuffed Black teens on Tuesday... Read More

Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

by Zahara Hill   Oct 17, 2017

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   Aug 01, 2017

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

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

by #teamEBONY   Dec 08, 2016

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

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Philando Castile’s Family Responds to Charges Against Officer

by #teamEBONY   Nov 17, 2016

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   Nov 16, 2016

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

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

by Christopher Harris   Nov 15, 2016

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   Aug 12, 2016

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   Aug 12, 2016

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   Feb 18, 2016

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