What Can We Do To Help Process Everything That Has Happened This Year?These past few months have been challenging for most everyone. From COVID-19, to job losses, to police shootings to racism – people are having intense feelings of anger, frustration and hurt. So, what can we do with these feelings? Good Question.
'This Is A Powder Keg That We’re Sitting On’: Julian Johnson Hopes New March On Washington Will Spur ChangeFifty-seven years after the peaceful March on Washington, crowds are once again on the way for another march to bring attention to the issue of racial justice.
Black UW Students Want School To Remove 70-Ton Boulder Due To Racial Slur NicknameBlack students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison want the school to remove a 70-ton boulder from campus because its nickname is a racial slur.
Protesters Rally Outside Governor's Mansion To Demand Reparations For American Descendants Of SlavesProtesters gathered outside the governor's residence Sunday afternoon in St. Paul to demand payment to those impacted by slavery and racial injustice.
Minneapolis Police Officer Fired Over Racist Christmas Tree Controversy Back On The ForceA Minneapolis officer is back on the job after decorating a Christmas tree inside the 4th Precinct with racially insensitive items.
After Encounter With Boyfriend Led To Administration Of Ketamine, Minneapolis Woman Accuses Hennepin Healthcare EMS And MPD Of Racism"This happened because Max is a 6' 5" Black man," Abby Wulfing wrote in a Facebook post. "I believe that police brutality and racism is more of a health risk to Max than his Type 1 diabetes."
Racial Justice Protests In The Long Term: How Is A Lasting Legacy Cemented?By some calculations, more than 15 million Americans have taken part -- decrying racial injustice, reinforcing the message of Black Lives Matter.
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.
Minnesota House Committee OK's Resolution Calling Racism A Public Health CrisisThe resolution was declared with the intention of making the House "an active participant" in dismantling systemic racism in the state of Minnesota.
'Hate Is Not Welcome Here': Stillwater Community Rallies To Support Muslim Woman Harassed By White Supremacist Motorcycle ClubAfter Sophia Rashid, a Muslim woman, was harassed by a White Supremacist motorcycle club in Stillwater, the community turned out to support her and convey their message: "hate is not welcome here."
Minnesota’s Asian-Americans Renew, And Reflect On, Push For Racial EqualityThe death of George Floyd has renewed efforts to change systemic racism, an issue that resonates with every minority group in Minnesota.