African American DFL Caucus co-sponsoring 'We Have Not Forgotten' forum to discuss the issue of community and police relationships
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 13:19
The events in Ferguson have captured the attention of the African American community, at a national level and locally here in Minnesota. But Minnesota has its own longstanding struggle with the relationship between its black community and law enforcement. That injustice is all too obvious and Terrell Franklin, whose life was taken on Friday, May 10 around 3:30pm by the Minneapolis police, is an all too recent reminder of that dysfunctional and ultimately destructive relationship.
Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek honored with Exemplary Service Award
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 15:43
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids – a national nonpartisan anti-crime organization of 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and crime survivors – honor Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek with Fight Crime's Exemplary Service Award last week during the Early Learning Fellows National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) 2014 Annual Summit, in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership presents the Minneapolis Minute Festival
Monday, 18 August 2014 15:49
The Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership presents the Minneapolis Minute Festival; One River: One Minute, Your Vision. Enter your One Minute-Long Film/DVD visual essay on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Create your vision that showcases an appreciation for ─ or the future potential of ─ the urban riverfront in Minneapolis. Inform, energize and inspire – all in 60 seconds! To inform, energize and inspire how and why the river enlivens our city. Films will be judged by a panel of experts; awards premiered and announced at the Partnership's annual event, the Minneapolis Riverfront Summit, on Monday, October 20, at the Mill City Museum.
On Thursday, June 26th Joel Seabury-Kolod, pictured front row center, an in-coming senior at Central High School, had only been working at the Grand Ole Creamery located at 750 Grand Ave in St. Paul for about a month.