On Sunday, when the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots meet for the Super Bowl, the spotlight in Minneapolis will be on more than the gridiron clash at U.S. Bank Stadium.
In September, the Minneapolis bar Club Jäger was forced to shut down after it was revealed that the bar’s owner, Julius De Roma, had donated to a political campaign for infamous white supremacist and vocal Donald Trump supporter David Duke. This week, De Roma decided to reopen the bar—just in time for the Super Bowl,…
Outside a squat, one-story building on Chicago Avenue on the south side of Minneapolis, Alexis Collins, a 20-year-old Taco Bell employee, stands holding her baby, both of them bundled up against the piercing Minnesota wind. On the wall behind her, stretching all the way up to the roof, is a multicolor mural of a woman…
Minnesota Senator Al Franken announced his resignation today after a wave of women came forward with stories of his sexual misconduct.
The woman who livestreamed the moments immediately after her boyfriend Philando Castile was shot and killed in his car will receive nearly $1 million in settlement money for her treatment in the 2016 incident.
While many were able to spend their Thanksgiving weekend fighting with their family about long-buried secrets and stewing resentments, vandals spent it trashing a middle and high school primarily serving Native American students in South Minneapolis.
Typically, municipal elections in mid-sized American cities don’t make the national news. But when Andrea Jenkins won her race for a seat on the Minneapolis City Council on November 7, she became the first openly transgender woman of color ever elected to public office in the United States.
A group of indigenous youth fighting the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline will undertake a 250-mile canoe journey across northern Minnesota to fight for cleaner lakes, the manoomin (wild rice) beds and the 1855 treaty territories of the Ojibwe people.
An early–morning explosion blew out a window and shook the Al–Farooq Youth and Family Center in Bloomington, MN, on Saturday. No one was injured, but federal authorities are now investigating what appears to have been a type of planned attack against the center.
For the second time in just over a year, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, are once again coping with a police shooting that left an innocent civilian dead.
A 40–year–old spiritual healer from Australia who was engaged to be married next month was shot and killed Saturday night by a Minneapolis police after calling 911 to report suspicious activity in an alley by her home.
One year ago, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot 32-year-old Philando Castile in front of his girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter. Last month, Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter, despite damning dashcam footage and the testimony of Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds.…
The city of St. Anthony, Minn., will avoid a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Philando Castile’s family in the wake of his 2016 shooting death by paying out nearly $3 million to his family.
In graphic police dashcam video of a July 2016 traffic stop in Worthington, MN, obtained and released by the ACLU of Minnesota on Thursday, a white officer can be seen kneeing and punching Anthony Promvongsa, a Laotian-American man, moments after pulling him over.
In a new video released Tuesday, Philando Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, can be heard begging police to check whether he is still alive and crying out in prayer after Officer Jeronimo Yanez shot Castile seven times during a traffic stop last year. Her four-year-old daughter can also be heard trying to calm…
On Tuesday afternoon, Ramsey County, MN, released footage showing the 2016 shooting death of Philando Castile from a previously unseen perspective—that of the officers involved in his death.
Even though she’s just 19, Halima Aden is already used to breaking down barriers. Last year, Aden was the first Muslim student elected homecoming queen at her high school. She was also the first hijab-wearing model to sign with international modeling firm IMG, to compete in Miss Minnesota USA while wearing a burkini,…
The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis has decided to remove one of its new sculptures, Scaffold by the white artist Sam Durant, due to protests from many Native American artists and tribal groups.
Health experts in Minneapolis are pointing fingers at anti-vaccine activists who hosted information workshops in Somali immigrant communities for the state’s worst measles outbreak in decades.