Minnesota State Rep. Pens Controversial Letter About Police Use Of ForceThe head of the Minneapolis NAACP is reacting strongly to a letter to the editor from a powerful Republican lawmaker.
Community Leaders Steadfast After Federal Jamar Clark DecisionCommunity leaders who have watched the Jamar Clark case closely, and even led protests over it, say their fight will continue after federal officials declined to charge the officers involved in his death.
Head Of Minneapolis NAACP Leaving St. Thomas Law SchoolA prominent figure of the Black Lives Matter movement and head of the NAACP in Minneapolis is leaving her job at the University of St. Thomas Law School.
MPRB President & Mpls. NAACP President Clash At MeetingA tense exchange between the president of the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board and the president of the Minneapolis NAACP was captured on video Wednesday evening.
Dayton Announces State Government Diversity AuditGov. Mark Dayton announced an independent audit to examine diversity in the workplace and identify ways to improve and create more opportunities for people of color in Minnesota.
Hennepin County Attorney Defends Decision On Jamar ClarkA day after the announcement that no charges would be filed against two officers in the shooting death of Jamar Clark, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is defending his decision.
Timeline Of The Jamar Clark CaseThe officer-involved shooting death of Jamar Clark last November has rocked Minnesota. It sparked a nearly 20-day protest outside of Minneapolis Police’s 4th Precinct Building, led by the group Black Lives Matter.
BCA: Jamar Clark Shooting Investigation CompleteThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says it’s completed its investigation into the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark last November in north Minneapolis.
ACLU, NAACP To Sue BCA Over Jamar Clark ShootingOfficials with the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota and the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP are filing a lawsuit against the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension connected to the officer-involved shooting that led to Jamar Clark's death in Minneapolis.
Paez Out As Minneapolis Schools Superintendent CandidateSergio Paez was named the preferred candidate for the job in December. Two days later, an advocacy group released a report alleging staff at a school in Paez's former district in Holyoke, Massachusetts physically abused students during his tenure.
Officials Call For End To 4th Precinct Occupation, Protesters Vow To StayCity and community leaders are saying "enough is enough" and are calling for protesters to end their encampment of the 4th Precinct on Minneapolis’ north side.
Protesters Say They Aren't Leaving The 4th Precinct Protesters are rejecting a call from the mayor of Minneapolis that they end their demonstration outside a police station near where a black man was fatally shot by a police officer more than two weeks ago.