Rep. Ellison Calls For Protests To 'Evolve Beyond Encampment'Rep. Keith Ellison is calling for the protest at the 4th Precinct on Minneapolis’ north side to “evolve beyond encampment” following a shooting Monday night where five protesters were injured.
Dayton, Ellison Meet With Jamar Clark's Family, BLM LeadersGov. Mark Dayton offered his condolences in person Saturday evening to the family of a man who was fatally shot by police.
Local Fast Food Workers Join Nat'l Strike For Better Wages, Paid Sick DaysLocal fast food workers and cashiers organizing with sub-contracted cleaners are joining 270 cities around the country in a strike.
HUD Secretary Julian Castro Talks Affordable Housing In MinneapolisThe Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was in town today to talk about the future of affordable housing in Minneapolis.
Reality Check: Donald Trump Supporter's Anti-Muslim RemarksMinnesota U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison called on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump Friday to repudiate anti-Muslim remarks at one of his rallies in New Hampshire. A Trump supporter said President Obama is not an American or a Christian, and wondered how to "get rid" of Muslims at the televised town hall meeting Thursday.
Ellison, Faith Leaders Speak Out Against Payday LendingLocal religious leaders are working with Rep. Keith Ellison to try to help people facing high interest loans.
Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.
4 Things To Know For May 24, 2015Here's a look at the 4 things you need to know for May 24, 2015. They include the latest on the upcoming special session, same-sex marriage becoming legal in Ireland, and some new ways to beat the heat at Valleyfair.
New Coon Rapids Mosque Is The First Of Its Kind In MinnesotaThe Ahmadiyya Muslim Community now has its first mosque in Minnesota. Community members gathered to inaugurate the Mosque Saturday in Coon Rapids.
Talking Points: Rep. Ellison Talks Homeland Security ShutdownLate Friday night, Congress avoided a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by approving a week extension of agency funding.
Protesters Rally Against Payday Lenders In Mpls.A number of community leaders came together Tuesday to speak out against what they call predatory loans that target the poor. The group held a protest outside a Payday America in Minneapolis, where they accused payday lenders of charging unreasonably-high interest rates and fees for emergency loans.
Democrat Keith Ellison Wins 5th Term In CongressVoters are sending Democrat Keith Ellison back to Congress for a fifth term representing Minnesota's urban 5th District.