Minneapolis Pilots ‘Mobility Hubs’

By Katie Pyzyk, Smartcitiesdive.com -

The idea of a mobility hub is not new, but at the same time it has not yet gained mainstream implementation. A German project manager is credited with devising the first integrated mobility hub [...]

Bemidji, MN: Water Protectors Lock To Enbridge Office Gates, Work Halted

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Bemidji, MN — In the early morning, 6 water protectors locked to the gates of a key Enbridge office in Bemidji, MN in protest of proposed tar sands pipeline project Line 3. 2 chained their necks [...]

Sharing Black History One Story At A Time: Festival Reaches 27 Years

By Niko Georgiades, Unicornriot.ninja -

Minneapolis, MN – The Black Storytellers Alliance (BSA) finished its 27th year of showcasing Black master storytellers from around the United States with a weekend of free events for the [...]

State Regulators Postpone Enbridge Meetings After Protests Erupt

By Mike Hughlett, Startribune.com -

The Minneapolis Public Utilities commissioners, meeting in June. The PUC on Tuesday postponed a meeting disrupted by protesters as the panel was to consider the Enbridge 3 new pipeline proposal. [...]

Black-Led Credit Union: ‘Most Important Work’ To Drive Economic Vitality

By Camille Erickson, www.tcdailyplanet.net -

By Camille Erickson for TC Daily Planet - “We can’t keep using the bodies of youth as the only tool for resistance,” Me’Lea Connelly, executive director of the Association of Black Economic Power [...]

Minneapolis Slams Escalation Of War On Afghanistan, Demands “Hands Off Korea”

By Staff, www.fightbacknews.org -

By Staff of Fight Back News - Minneapolis. MN - With only 24 hour’s notice, Minneapolis peace groups organized an emergency response protest against the use a massive U.S. bomb in Afghanistan. [...]

Baton Rouge, Minneapolis And Dallas Through A Father’s Eyes

By Terrance Heath, www.billmoyers.com -

By Terrance Heath for Moyers and Company - The horrors we witnessed in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis and Dallas are rooted in racism that has haunted our families for generations, and is perhaps at [...]

No Charges Against Minneapolis Police Officers In Jamar Clark Shooting

By Erin Golden, Paul Walsh and David Chanen, www.startribune.com -

By Erin Golden, Paul Walsh and David Chanen for Star Tribune - The two Minneapolis police officers involved in the November shooting death of Jamar Clark will not face criminal charges, Hennepin [...]

Minneapolis Fed Chair Urges: Break Up The Big Banks

By Myles Udland, www.businessinsider.com -

By Myles Udland for Business Insider - Neel Kashkari, the newly appointed president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, has come out swinging in his first speech as a Fed official. In a speech [...]

Minneapolis Police Office Apologizes For ‘Run Them Over’ Post

By Mara H. Gottfried, www.twincities.com -

By Mara H. Gottfried for Twin Cities - A St. Paul police sergeant issued a public apology Wednesday for a Facebook comment to "run them over" about an upcoming Black Lives Matter march, but the [...]

Cops Beat Mother & Daughter Participating In BLM Protest

By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee for Think Progress - A mother and daughter are suing the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, alleging that Minneapolis police officers beat them with nightsticks during ongoing [...]

Fourth Precinct Protests Drew National Names, Ordinary People

By Libor Jany, www.startribune.com -

By Libor Jany for Star Tribune - There’s no room for protest anymore at the Fourth Precinct police station in Minneapolis. Concrete barricades topped with fences line the sidewalk, blocking the [...]

Mpls. Police Clear Out 4th Precinct Protest Site

By Jon Collins, Tim Nelson, and Matt Sepic, www.mprnews.org -

By Jon Collins, Tim Nelson, and Matt Sepic for MPR News - Minneapolis police cleared a protest camp and arrested eight people outside the city's 4th Precinct station early Thursday morning. A few [...]

Mpls Protesters Refuse Calls To End 4th Precinct ‘Occupation’

By Staff, www.mprnews.org -

By Staff of MPR News - Minneapolis officials and community leaders on Monday called on protesters to end their "occupation" of the street outside the 4th Precinct police station, saying it had [...]

Black Lives Matter Came Back Stronger After White Supremacist Attacks

By Celia Kutz, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Celia Kutz for Waging Nonviolence - When five protesters were shot by white supremacists in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 22, my world turned a bit upside down. My time as an activist [...]

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