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Becoming an activist in a worldwide movement for racial justice was beyond anything Angela Harrelson would have imagined for her life. But the murder of her nephew, George Perry Floyd, Jr. – or … more
By now, all property owners in Minneapolis should have received their estimated market value statements from the city’s assessor’s office. These estimated values will be used to calculate … more
On March 28, Tyeastia Green officially started working as the Minneapolis Executive Director of Race & Equity. The division of the city coordinator’s office has been without a director … more
The only true 0.0% non-alcholic craft beer in America was birthed in East Bde Maka Ska. When Paul Pirner decided to give up alcohol and couldn’t find an alternative he liked, he began brewing … more
Dight Ave is no longer named after a man who launched a crusade to bring the eugenics movement to Minnesota and wrote fan letters to Hitler. Instead, it has been renamed to honor John Cheatham, a man … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN “Our community deserves safe, fully-funded, stable schools,” said Roosevelt High School bilingual science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman.She found it … more
Like everyone else, a sock needs a friend. And with that in mind, Kia Heise and Chris D. Park wrote their second children’s book “Little Sock Makes a Friend.” The book by the … more
As a Minneapolis Storm youth hockey player, Zander Zoia realized he and his teammates had a chance to compete with the state’s best someday. Zoia said his last youth team gained a lot from … more
Minneapolis Public Schools has taken the position that the Minnesota Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Specialists Local 59 is asking for more than the district can afford.The staff on … more
Roosevelt High School teacher Marcia Howard leads fellow Minneapolis Public School educators who are on strike in a chant during a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol … more
Educators and supporters walked from the Minneapolis Public Schools nutrition center to the Davis Center (1250 West Broadway Ave.) on the first day of the strike, March 8, 2022, bringing attention to … more
Minneapolis Public Schools Science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman, found it meaningful to rally on International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, outside Roosevelt High School. She … more
"Our ESPs and our teachers have been working through historically trying times over the last few years and deserve to get paid fair wages; wages that keep up with inflation and cost of living. Our … more
https://youtu.be/E11-kXwVW7g “I have had no fewer than 50 phone calls or text messages within the last few hours from friends and people around this country saying ‘Greta, you and your … more
Learn more here from the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Professionals, Local 59:https://www.mft59.org/ Hear from Minneapolis School District … more
The Aliveness Project Thrive Clinic (3808 Nicollet Ave.) recently opened to help stop the spread of HIV through PrEP, a pre-exposure preventive measure. According to the Minnesota Department of … more
Teens from area schools were among those who walked out of classes on Feb. 8, 2022, gathered at Central High School in St. Paul and marched to the Governor's Mansion. more
When family members of Amir Locke and community members gathered in the rotunda of Minneapolis City Hall on Feb. 4, 2022, his mother, Karen Wells, said in no uncertain terms: “I believe that he … more
Dozens gather at Minneapolis City Hall on Feb. 11 to hand deliver ethics complaints by 1,250 Minneapolis residents against Mayor Jacob Frey related to the killing by police of Amir Locke. “The … more
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