Civil Rights

City in negotiations to pay local constable force to provide security...

The city of Minneapolis is in negotiations to pay the volunteer security guards who have been patrolling the area now known as George Floyd...

Landlords sue Minneapolis over tenant screening restrictions

The owners of more than 40 rental properties are suing the city of Minneapolis over a newly enacted ordinance that limits what landlords may...

The Challenge Incarceration Program helps inmates and communities

In early August, the Minnesota Department of Corrections announced the pending closure of two of its prisons due to the state’s budget crisis. Both...

The “Wall of Forgotten Natives” returns with call for greater response...

Native leaders in Minneapolis renewed their call for the city, county and state to invest more in addressing the increasingly visible housing crisis in...

Tents return to the Wall of Forgotten Natives in protest of...

Homeless outreach workers reclaimed on Wednesday the site of a former encampment dubbed the Wall of Forgotten Natives after the city of Minneapolis evicted...

‘You just have to act’: Thousands outraged by police brutality rally...

WASHINGTON – On the 57th anniversary of the original March on Washington and in the throes of a pandemic, thousands of demonstrators on Friday...

Confederate statues would be removed from national parks under new push...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Democrat Betty McCollum is pushing the federal government to get rid of confederate statues and memorials in national parks — and...

House passes bill to boost post office funding by $25 billion,...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House convened a rare weekend session Saturday in an attempt to stop the U.S. Postal Service from disrupting mail service...

Cup Foods has a past, but does it have a future?

Days after reopening Cup Foods on Aug. 3, co-owner Mahmoud Abumayyaleh was back behind the store counter, talking to customers and his employees while...

Postmaster General says he’s suspending post office overhaul until after the...

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Tuesday that he will halt a series of sweeping policy changes to the U.S. Postal Service until...
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