“I’m excited by the extraordinary ability of retail to create shared value, driving both business and social impact,” said Laysha Ward
DFL lawmakers protest Republican transit cuts: Legislators say deep cuts to transit are the wrong choice for Minnesota families
DFL lawmakers protested Republican efforts to cut transit and halt Southwest Light Rail.
The people of the United States are the biggest losers with the House passage of the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act in the form of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill. That’s the sentiment being expressed by a couple of area law makers, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-5th Dist.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-4th…
By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor Despite community opposition, Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau is sticking by her decision to promote Lt. John Delmonico as the commander of the department’s 4th Precinct. Harteau publicly announced last week that she had chosen Delmonico to take over as inspector – the lead position within the precinct. That…
By Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor Today would have been Jamar Clark’s 26th birthday. This is the second birthday missed by Clark, who was killed Nov. 15, 2015, by Minneapolis Police Officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze. Unarmed, Clark’s killing sparked 18 consecutive days of protest outside of the Minneapolis Police Department 4th Precinct headquarters,…
By Nadvia Davis – DFL contenders for the 5th Ward Minneapolis City Council seat gathered in the auditorium at Minneapolis’ North Community High School with one goal in mind – to seek the party’s endorsement and it was political newcomer Jeremiah Ellison who garnered the DFL endorsement.
From protest to politics: Killings of unarmed Black men has ignited a political movement in Minnesota
By Ingrid Ferlo – “Names such as Jamar Clark and Philando Castile have risen to celebrity status around the country and the world, (bringing attention to) police brutality and systemic injustice and the danger that Black men face.”
Arnellia’s to shutter doors after 25 years: Legendary bar launched the careers of many area artists, hosted national acts
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor – It’s the end of an era for a storied and historic Twin Cites nightclub that launched the careers of many and; on several occasions counted Prince as one of its patrons.