Through Their Eyes
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Andrew Johnson In one of the paragraphs that follow, Ward 12 council member Andrew Johnson speaks to the power of language. When asked about the monumental changes facing the … more
By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN When Ward 12 resident Kate Stevens was growing up in a small town outside Sioux City, Iowa, she was, by her own description, “a naughty teenager.” She got herself into some … more
By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Abigail Cerra, Ward 12 representative on the Police Conduct Oversight Committee, said, “We have got to figure out this criminal justice system. We can no longer look away.” … more
How life experiences brought Jason Sole to where he is today Hamline University adjunct criminal justice professor Jason Sole calls himself a survivor of the War on Drugs. He … more
  Inspector Sean McGinty has been coordinating the operation of the Minneapolis Third Precinct since August 2019. It has been a year filled with events he could never possibly have imagined. … more
"I keep wondering if my block is safe," said lifelong Longfellow resident Troy Houle. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin)[/caption] Troy Houle is a lifelong Longfellow resident. His … more
When Lake St. burned, Father Joe Gillespie gathered each night with others at the Church of St. Albert the Great in Longfellow. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin)[/caption] Father … more
  With three college degrees, Bunni ended up broke and homeless last December. She hopes to get permanent housing in September. (Photo by Margie … more
Inspector Amelia Huffman commands the Fifth Precinct in South Minneapolis. (Photo by Margie O’Loughlin)[/caption] The Fifth Police Precinct is the nearest precinct building to the … more
By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Kayleen Kabba, a student at South High School. (Photo by Margie O'Loughlin) Kayleen Kabba will be going into 10th grade at South High School in the fall; if there is … more
Dre Vann Dre Vann started coming to Brackett Park in the Longfellow neighborhood when his gym closed in March. He and his friends use the Depression-Era concrete picnic tables … more
Senem Yumshuk prays every morning on the lawn in front of Holy Trinity Church. At the base of an oak, she prays for her children. At the base of an elm, she prays for children … more
Aric Hay (pictured left) and Bob St. Mane (pictured right in baseball cap) are partners in an entrepreneurial effort. They recently donated 500 “Southside Strong” T-shirts to business owners … more
Local attorney Eva Wailes has been talking with her 11- and 14-year-old sons about his death, and how to push back against racism, bullying, injustice, and unfairness when they see it. She said, … more
by Margie O'Loughlin "I’m grateful that the church next door is helping people get back on their feet," said John Riggins, who lives at Trinity on Lake Apartments.[/caption] John Riggins grew up in … more
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