Community leaders are calling on the St. Paul Police Department and its chief to harshly deal with an officer who is seen in a video kicking an unarmed man.
Pictured: Eric Hightower displays a bruised face, injuries he says he received at the hands of officers of the St. Paul Police Department.
Last week, we celebrated the 49th anniversary of the March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs.
This historic march on Washington was the beginning of Dr. King's focus on national economic inequality. Sadly while progress has been made in the last half-century to advance economic and racial justice, the need for affordable housing and greater economic equality are still obstacles in the path of realizing Dr. King's dream.
Pictured (left to right): Dedrick Muhammad and Jimmy Zhang
WASHINGTON - Next year this nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2013. Many of you will be on your way to DC to honor the legacy of a movement that helped liberate, not only African Americans but all Americans from the chains of legalized segregation.
Pictured: U.S. Representative John Lewis
Raymond Dehn is in fact the winner of the DFL Primary for the State House Seat in Senate District 59(B).
Terra Cole, who lost to Dehn in the Aug. 14 primary by just 19 votes, requested a recount to verify the validity of the results. At the conclusion of primary voting, Dehn had 876 votes to Cole's 857. Ian Alexander, who also competed in the primary, received 627 votes.
Terra Cole who lost to Raymond Dehn by 19 votes for House District DFL 59B in the August 14th Primary Election, has requested a discretionary recount of all ballots cast. Hennepin County Elections Division has notified all DFL candidates and has scheduled the recount for at 10 am on Thursday, August 23, 2012, at Minneapolis Elections Warehouse, 732A Harding Street NE, Minneapolis MN 55413.
Governor Mark Dayton appointed Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright to the position of Associate Justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Pictured: Governor Dayton and Judge Write at the announcement.