(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The winner of the U. S. Minority Business Development Agency's (MBDA) Lifetime Achievement Award says the economic fate of America's Black community "hangs in the balance" because "we are a fourth quarter people".
At the Minneapolis Convention Center on July 31, the City of Minneapolis and civil rights agencies from across the state hosted a Closing Ceremony to their Minnesota Summer of Civil Rights in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
OutFront Minnesota launches new strategic plan in the movement for LGBTQ equality
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 15:48
In the past two years, Minnesota has passed legislation for marriage equality and safe schools.
While advocates say these are huge milestones on the road to equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, OutFront Minnesota, a leading LGBTQ organization, says there's still work to be done.
Community organizer Al Flowers says he was beaten unconscious on July 26 by Minneapolis police as they attempted to serve an arrest warrant at his home for his teenage daughter. Flowers said the assault started when he asked to see the arrest warrant.
The annual Northside summer concert series, Live on the Drive, finishes its seventh year with the up and coming Bomba De Luz on Thursday, August 14th, from 6 to 8pm. This will be the final of three concerts held outdoors this summer on the scenic Victory Memorial Drive at 34th Avenue North in Minneapolis, one of the most beautiful concert settings in the city.