Insight News

Saturday
Apr 18th

Minneapolis can reduce tension, avoid violence

E-mail Print PDF

Cincinnati vice mayor Alicia Reece tells policy makers at Forum

Sustained tension over accusations of racial profiling and excessive force by Minneapolis police, including the fatal shooting of suspects, led federal officials to suggest earlier this year that mediation take place between the city and representatives for citizens who’ve complained about police action in African American communities. Following prolonged controversy and debate, three months of weekly mediation are scheduled to commence Dec. 10. A key aspect of the projected sessions is the selection of community representatives who will participate on the panel with city officials and a mediator from the U.S. Department of Justice.
 

Recent Comments

Powered by Disqus



Facebook Twitter RSS Image Map

Latest show

  • March 24, 2015
    Sharon Smith-Akinsanya, founder and executive producer, Moms Rock!. Carmen Robles, associate editor for the Afrodescendientes section of Insight News as co-host.

Business & Community Service Network