Nekima Levy-Pounds To Run For Mpls. MayorCivil rights activist Nekima Levy-Pounds is running for mayor of Minneapolis.
Nekima Levy-Pounds Announces Intent To Run For MayorCommunity activist Nekima Levy-Pounds will run for mayor of Minneapolis, she announced on social media Monday.
Groups Demanding Independent Prosecutor Bring Petition To Choi’s OfficeThree community groups say they plan to deliver Monday a petition with more than 7,000 signatures to the office of Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, calling for a truly independent prosecutor to handle the Philando Castile case.
Castile Death Reignites Hard Questions For Minn. Black LeadersFor many leaders in Minnesota's black community, the dropping of a federal investigation and no charges being filed after a black man was killed by Minneapolis police in November was reason to question whether months of work to repair racial disparities and police-community relations had paid off.
Protest For Philando Castile Underway In Mpls.' Loring ParkBlack Lives Matter St. Paul and the Minneapolis NAACP are holding a rally Saturday afternoon.
Community Leaders Rally For Philando Castile At Governor's ResidenceCastile worked at the J. J. Hill Montessori Magnet School in St. Paul as a cafeteria supervisor for the last 14 years.
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.