Harteau has to go
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Harteau has to go

Latest shooting shows her officers lack training, prone to violence Commentary by Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor Tragically, the chickens have come home to roost. The list of names just keeps growing as the police culture of violence that has been permissible (and even celebrated) when dealing with people of color has spread to now…

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African-American community leaders show support for menthol restriction to reduce youth smoking

A community event on the proposed Minneapolis City Council ordinance to restrict menthol is happening tomorrow (July 20) at 1 p.m. at NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, 1313 Penn Ave., Minneapolis. Guests, including Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-62), Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-65A), Gene Nichols of the African American Leadership Forum and NorthPoint CEO, Stella Whitney-West will talk…

Aesthetically It!
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Aesthetically It!

Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at Monday, July 10 – Sunday, July 23 Monday, July 17…

Outraged at the outrage
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Outraged at the outrage

Where was Chief Harteau’s statement when her officers killed Jamar Clark?   By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor Outrage seems to be pretty selective these days. Much of Minneapolis and the surrounding area has expressed outrage and utter disgust directed at a Minneapolis police officer in the July 8 shooting of two pit bulls. The…

Puerto Rican Plebiscite
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Puerto Rican Plebiscite

By Julio E. Vega Cedeño The Puerto Rican people once again fulfilled the tradition of practicing democracy in the form of an expensive drill disguised as an electoral event commonly referred to as the plebiscite. On Sunday (June 11) the people of Puerto Rico decided upon which political status they prefer for the island. They…

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