Civil Rights

6 questions for former St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, CEO of...

We talked to Chris Coleman, president and CEO of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and former St. Paul mayor, about the housing landscape and what...

Felony charge filed against Native activist for toppling Columbus statue

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi charged a Native activist with a felony Thursday for toppling the statue of Christopher Columbus in St. Paul on...

Abolishing the police won’t get rid of the police union, under...

Even if the Minneapolis City Council succeeds in getting voters to allow it to replace the Police Department in 2021, it may wind up...

Minneapolis voters will not decide future of police department in November

In a stunning blow to the Minneapolis City Council and residents who want to dismantle the Police Department, the Minneapolis Charter Commission voted 10-5...

Oromo find their voice amid racial prejudice — in Minnesota and Ethiopia

When Amina Dedefo was going through a rough time, like during final exams at Hamline University, she would turn to the song Jirra, by...

Top Homeland Security official vows federal agents ‘will not back away’...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s number two at the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday defended federal law enforcement officers’ intervention in protests in...

Hennepin Commissioner condemns misuse of ketamine by county emergency responders

Hennepin County Commissioner Angela Conley condemned the misuse of ketamine by paramedics in a Reformer interview Tuesday, following new allegations that Hennepin Healthcare EMS...

Mail-in ballot witness requirement waived for Minnesota’s November election

A court order allowing registered Minnesota voters to skip getting a witness signature on their mail-in ballot for next week’s primary election will be...

Minneapolis Charter Commission scuttles plan that would have allowed city to...

The Minneapolis Charter Commission considered, and then scuttled, a plan Wednesday that would have erased minimum police staffing requirements specified in the charter, which...

Ivanka Trump visits Minnesota for opening of missing and murdered Native...

President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump visited Bloomington, Minn. Monday for the opening of a new office dedicated to investigating cases...
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