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Government can’t stop the fierce winds of cultural change

We are living through history, through a tumultuous time in which change accelerates, the once-solid becomes fluid and no one has any real idea...

What to the slave is the Fourth of July?

Editor’s note: Below are some excerpts from a speech on the meaning of the Fourth of July delivered by Frederick Douglass in Rochester, New...

The Declaration of Independence

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America. When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to...

Former Minneapolis cop says MPD rejected his intervention training offers twice

A former Minneapolis police sergeant, recognized for his work in helping clean up the scandal-plagued New Orleans Police Department, says he twice offered his...

Indigenous Minnesotans — key voice on racial profiling — split on...

The uprising following the Memorial Day police killing of George Floyd has exposed a split among American Indian leaders over issues of police accountability...

City Council moves charter amendment to eliminate current Police Department; voters...

The Minneapolis City Council began the process Friday of allowing voters to scrap the city’s police department and create a new public safety agency. The...

Minneapolis Council members draft charter amendment to replace existing police department

Five Minneapolis City Council members have written an amendment to the city charter that would remove the police department and replace it with a...

‘I didn’t see race in George Floyd.’ Police union speaks for...

Minneapolis Police Officers Federation President Bob Kroll called the video of the police killing of George Floyd “horrific,” but he denied the police department...

Hmong America businesses, already struggling due to pandemic, now picking up...

In the early hours of May 28, Rob Yang woke to a slew of missed calls from his security company. He rushed to his...

Minnesota, the epicenter of a racial reckoning, may not pass police...

Minnesota earned yet another dubious racial distinction last week: Failing to pass significant police reform legislation, just weeks after a police officer with a...
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