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.”
Church Leaders Hit Minneapolis For National Baptist ConventionThousands of church leaders from around the country are in Minneapolis this week for the National Baptist Convention.
'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.
Daily Show Host: NRA ‘Completely Silent’ On Castile ShootingDaily Show’s Trevor Noah says the National Rifle Association (NRA) has been “completely silent” when it comes to the case of Philando Castile.
Officer Who Shot Philando Castile Charged With ManslaughterThe Ramsey County Attorney's Office has charged the officer who shot and killed Philando Castile in July with second-degree manslaughter.
Timeline Of Events In The Philando Castile CaseThe world watched on July 6, 2016 as Philando Castile lay in the driver's seat of his car, shot by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez.
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.
National NAACP Leader Meets With Community After Castile ShootingCornell Brooks wanted an opportunity to meet with community members following the death of Philando Castile.
NAACP Leader: We're Barred From Clark FBI ConferenceNekima Levy-Pounds says it's unacceptable that government leaders would exclude those who have been working for justice for Jamar Clark from the news conference Wednesday.
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.
Takedown Move Used On Jamar Clark Under ScrutinyA deep community divide remains over how the Jamar Clark case has been handled one day after the announcement that two officers involved in his shooting death would not be charged.