Two Minnesotas: Stats Show Disparity Between Black And White Residents A new survey finds Minneapolis and St. Paul among the worst places for black Americans to call home. Experts say one reason is that Minnesota has one of the highest attrition rates for black professionals. Many who come here for work leave within two years -- which is seen in the troubling statistic comparing median income. A typical black household in the Twin Cities has an income of $31,635 a year. That is just 40 percent of the average earnings at a white household.
Mpls. Selected In Nat'l Initiative To Curb Racial BiasMinneapolis has been selected as one of six cities to host a pilot initiative designed to improve relations between police and the communities they serve.
Extra Officers Walk North Minneapolis StreetsA day after gunfire claimed another life in north Minneapolis, police are making their presence known. Officers are out of their cars and walking the beat, interacting with people in the latest effort to stop the violence.