Minneapolis Violence Interrupters Could Stop Crime Before It Happens, But Neighbors Want Immediate Solutions To Uptick In ViolenceIn the midst of an uptick in violence city-wide, Minneapolis is officially rolling out its Violence Interrupters initiative.
Minneapolis City Council Under Scrutiny After NYT Article Says Their Pledge To Dismantle MPD CollapsedThe Minneapolis City Council is once again receiving national scrutiny for its intent to dismantle the police department.
Phillipe Cunningham's Mother Tests Positive For COVID-19Phillipe Cunningham, Minneapolis City Councilmember, said on Twitter on Wednesday his mother had tested positive for COVID-19.
City Council Person Phillipe Cunningham Pushes For Comprehensive Approach To Public SafetyWard 4 City Council person Phillipe Cunningham says he is pushing for a public health approach to public safety.
Minneapolis City Council Declares Racism A Public Health EmergencyThe resolution, penned by council members Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham, declares that racism impacts outcomes in many areas of life for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); it is the root cause of inequities in housing, education, health, employment, public safety, and criminal justice.
Minneapolis Council Passes Ban On LGBT Conversion TherapyThe Minneapolis City Council passed a ban Friday on the controversial practice of conversion therapy for minors.
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.”
Phillipe Cunningham Focused On Lifting 'Everybody Up In The Community'Phillipe Cunningham said Thursday that while his win was exciting, he’s eager to get to work.