Community Activist

MPD: Investigation Supports Police Use Of Force In Encounter With ActivistMinneapolis police say an independent investigation found officers did not violate the law or department policy in a violent incident involving a community activist in July of 2014. Al Flowers says he was attacked by officers on the evening of July 25 as they were looking to arrest his 16-year-old daughter at his home
Mpls. Activist Speaks About Arrest, Alleged AttackCommunity activist Al Flowers says he could feel every blow given to him by Minneapolis Police officers during an arrest at his home late Saturday night. Flowers was arrested on charges of assaulting an officer after an altercation with police inside his home.
Music Scene Spotters: Michael Hannah, Hip-Hop ArtistIn recent years, the rap and hip-hop scene has been trying to change its harsh image into one of positive messages and giving back to grateful communities. And, right here in the Twin Cities, many are doing the same thing.