Arrested While Protesting Breonna Taylor's Death, Minneapolis NAACP President Reflects On 'Fighting For Justice'On Friday afternoon, a Kentucky prosecutor decided to drop a felony charge against a young Minneapolis attorney and civil rights leader.
Coalition Of Black Minneapolis Leaders Back Police Chief Arradondo, Call For Police Union Head To Step DownLeaders within the Minneapolis Black community are standing behind Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, and they want to see a change of leadership within the police union.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Shedding Light On COVID-19's Impact On The African-American CommunityCOVID-19 is shedding an even greater light on inequalities across the country.
Myon Burrell's Family, Attorney, NAACP President Applaud Amy Klobuchar's Call For Independent ReviewSen. Amy Klobuchar is asking Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to open up an independent review of a case that sent a Minnesota teen to prison for life.
Video Shows 2 Black Women Forcefully Arrested On Nicollet Mall, NAACP Wants AnswersNineteen-year-old Mikala More was dining out with a friend on the Nicollet Mall on May 31 when she verbally challenged three Hennepin County Sheriff's Deputies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At Jamar Clark's Funeral, Black Lives Matter Vows To Keep ProtestingAfter 11 days of protests over the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, he will be laid to rest. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis. A visitation will start at 10 a.m. and the service will begin at noon.
Gov. Dayton, Mayor Hodges Meet With NAACP Leaders About Clark CaseNational and state leaders met Friday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion in St. Paul to talk about the investigation of the shooting of Jamar Clark, and the demands protesters are making.
Family Says Jamar Clark Was Trying To Escape Troubled PastJamar Clark had been trying to escape a troubled past that followed him much of his life and now hangs over his death. Clark was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer after an altercation early Sunday morning.
Nat'l NAACP Leaders Join Mpls. In Protests Against Jamar Clark ShootingThe Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP held a press conference Thursday morning to discuss the shooting of Jamar Clark. Shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday, the president of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP, Nekima Levy-Pounds, once again outlined the community's demands following Clark's death.
Gov. Dayton Says Highway Protest Was 'Extremely Dangerous'Gov. Mark Dayton says he's concerned about protests over a shooting by Minneapolis police that led to the hours-long shutdown of a major freeway and supports steps to prevent similar disruptions. Dayton praised state and local authorities Tuesday for showing restraint and providing ample warning.
Minneapolis NAACP President Speaks Out On I-94 ArrestsMore than 50 demonstrators arrested in a protest that shut down a Twin Cities freeway have now been released. Dozens of protesters blocked traffic on Interstate 94 near 7th Street and Broadway Avenue for about two hours in north Minneapolis Monday night.