U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is a darling of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. He’s the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee. He’s young, charismatic and was the first Muslim to be elected to Congress. He is a frontrunner to become his state’s attorney general, but all of that may come to…
Police are apologizing for pulling their guns on black children after a video showed cops detaining two black kids in a Minnesota Park. But don’t worry, after investigating the incident, the police determined that there was no factual basis for them to draw their guns on the kids and put them in handcuffs.…
On Sunday, when the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots meet for the Super Bowl, the spotlight in Minneapolis will be on more than the gridiron clash at U.S. Bank Stadium.
A Minnesota high school is apologizing after it decided to edit the slogan “Deport Racists” off a student’s T-shirt in a school photo.
I’ve seen people on social media say they were “unapologetically Keisha,” or “unapologetically black,” but I’ve never been down with the “unapologetic” movement. Not because I think it’s a groupthink catchphrase, but because I have no idea what it means. I’ve never had anyone come up to me and ask me to apologize for…
A black woman suffered severe dog bites to her extremities in September after St. Paul, Minn., police mistakenly allowed a police dog to attack her earlier this year. She filed a federal lawsuit against the Police Department and the officer this week.
Looks like Sen. Al Franken’s days are numbered after another woman came out saying that she was sexually assaulted by the onetime-comedian-turned-lawmaker.
I’m rarely shocked by racism. It often angers me. But knowing you live in a world co-existing alongside such evil and hate is depressing. It’s never surprising, but it still hurts.
It’s been more than a year since Philando Castile was shot and killed in St. Anthony, Minn., mere seconds after being pulled over by then-Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez. Now Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, is finally reaching some sense of closure after reaching a settlement with the city of St. Anthony.
A suspected 28-year-old Michigan creep is facing sexual assault charges after authorities say he was caught naked in a bedroom with his Airbnb host’s 7-year-old daughter.
With an official state probe into the death of Justine Damond at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer completed, Minnesota prosecutors will now determine whether to bring charges against the officer who shot and killed the 40-year-old woman this past summer.
In an 8-2 vote on Thursday, the Minnesota peace officer training board declined to name a police training fund after Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man shot and killed by police last year for ... driving while black.
Updated Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:20 p.m. EDT: Well, that didn’t take long at all. The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed a 40-year-old Australian native in an alley behind her home Saturday night after she called 911 to report a disturbance has been identified—with pictures and everything.
Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of Philando Castile’s shooting death at the hands of St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton marked the occasion by recommending that the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Board be named after Castile.
A Minnesota man apparently likes to keep all his bases covered, carrying around a “Get out of jail free” card in the event he ever ran into a law-enforcement officer. ... Unfortunately, it did not work out for him over the weekend.
White America has always shown a willingness and a boundless patience when it comes to paying for white supremacy. Not in the moral sense or the spiritual sense or the greater-good-for-mankind sense, but in the actual dollars-and-cents sense.
The city of St. Anthony, Minn., will avoid a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Philando Castile’s family in the wake of his 2016 shooting death by paying out nearly $3 million to his family.
A newly released video shows Diamond Reynolds’ young daughter’s concern for her mother’s life after St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez gunned down Philando Castile—Reynolds’ boyfriend—in front of the young child.
In Toni Morrison’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Beloved, the character Baby Suggs has survived more than 60 years in slavery and has lost eight children. She preaches a sermon to a group of formerly enslaved people and beseeches her audience to love themselves—their hands, their backs, their hearts, their…
An Apple Valley, Minn., high school security guard was put on administrative leave after he was accused of using excessive force during an altercation involving students.