Civil Rights

Senate GOP advances limited police accountability measures over fierce criticism by...

Senate Republicans advanced a handful of police training and accountability measures late Tuesday night, capping off hours of contentious floor debate on bills decried...

Powderhorn Park neighborhood residents want a solution to homeless encampments by...

Tresa Kier is one of about 100 people who have moved into a homeless encampment in Powderhorn Park after officials shut down a nearby...

Gov. Tim Walz calls on Senate GOP to give full hearing...

Gov. Tim Walz criticized the state Senate GOP for their approach to criminal justice and policing in a Tuesday news conference.  “If this is going...

Minneapolis Police shut down former hotel-turned-homeless sanctuary

Minneapolis police and community groups cleared a former Sheraton hotel Monday morning, following several days of 911 calls and reports of gunfire, sex trafficking...

Some legalize cannabis candidates are giving off very MAGA vibes

In a contested state Senate race in northeast Minnesota, Robyn Smith is the candidate for the Legal Marijuana Now Party, but most of her...

Journalist Linda Tirado shares photos taken moments before she was blinded...

For the first time, freelance journalist Linda Tirado has revealed the photos she took just before she was shot in the left eye by...

Minneapolis Parks reverses eviction, allows people living in Powderhorn encampment to...

About two dozen homeless Minnesotans were spared eviction from Powderhorn Park in south Minneapolis Friday, as parks officials reversed themselves after police issued each...

Minnesota’s Democratic lawmakers in Washington mostly steer clear of ‘defund the...

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar wants to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department, but her colleagues in the state’s congressional delegation aren’t on...

Walz, DFL legislators unveil police, criminal justice reforms on eve of...

Gov. Tim Walz, DFL lawmakers and members of the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus on Wednesday unveiled legislative proposals for statewide policing reforms...

’11-year-olds are aware…and they’re fed up’: Teachers, parents tackle difficult conversations...

Triasia Givens first had the talk with her son when he was 3. She didn’t want him to be shocked by racism, so she explained...
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