Best of Neighborhood News 3/16: Fourth Precinct protest prompts candidate to run for city council


Fourth Precinct protest prompts candidate to run for city council

This week, the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder featured Raeisha Williams, a community activist and fourth-generation Minnesotan who intends to run for Minneapolis’ Ward 5 City Council.

“The reason why I think I am the best candidate is because I have a real, intrinsic history and current relationships,” continued Williams. “I’ve proven over and over again that I would take up the mantle on our issues and fight for them, even if that means being disruptive.”

Catch the entire profile here.

Rep. Martin Sabo, a longtime supporter of LGBTQ equality, dies at 78

800px-SaboRep. Martin Sabo, longtime DFL congressman, died at the age of 78 on Sunday. The Column highlighted the strides he made for LGBTQIA rights since his first term in 1979.

See the full list of his accomplishments here.

KFAI International Women’s Day 2016 Audio is online!

If you didn’t get to listen to KFAI’s 24-hour International Women’s Day broadcast last week, you can hear it all here.