Officers On Leave After Offensive Minneapolis Police Christmas Tree Sparks OutrageA Minneapolis City Council member says swift action was taken recently after inappropriate decorations were put on a Christmas tree inside the city’s 4th Precinct police station. On social media, some called the decorations, which apparently consisted of empty Takis bags and Popeyes Chicken cups, “racist and derogatory.”
Investigators: Yard Signs May Have Motivated Minneapolis ArsonAuthorities are investigating a fire Monday in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood of Minneapolis that they suspect was intentionally set.
Aretha Franklin Funeral Eulogy Slammed; Pastor Stands FirmA fiery, old-school pastor who is under fire for saying black America is losing "its soul" at Aretha Franklin's funeral stands firm by his words with the hopes critics can understand his perspective.
Black Lives Matter, Others Protest Near State FairProtesters from Black Lives Matter and other groups took their message to the streets near the Minnesota State Fair Saturday afternoon.
'Next Time It Could Be You': NAACP Responds To Decision In Thurman Blevins Shooting The Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP is calling the decision not to charge the officers who shot and killed Thurman Blevins the continuation of a system that doesn't value the lives of black men.
Marchers Block Light Rail In Protest Of Blevins Shooting DecisionMarchers blocked light rail tracks in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon following a rally protesting the decision not to charge the officers who shot and killed Thurman Blevins.
Protesters Rally At MOA Over Controversial Police TrainingA law enforcement training session designed to teach cops to deal with justified, deadly-force situations is coming under fire.
Bill Toughening Protester Penalties Heads To DaytonIt would hit protesters with up to a year in jail and $3,000 if convicted of blocking traffic during protests.
Bill Toughening Penalties For Protesters Clears HouseIt passed largely on party lines and over Democratic objections that it would chill free speech.
Starbucks To Close 8,000+ Stores To Conduct Racial-Bias TrainingStarbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education for employees.
Sacramento Police Chief Struggles With Change After Stephon Clark ShootingSacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn had his first major encounter with officers as a kid who witnessed a murder in a tough part of California's capital city.
Stephon Clark's Family Joins Rally For ReformThe family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds of people at a rally urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers.