Everything you need to know about free speech at the Mall of America

Starting this week, the ongoing trial of Black Lives Matter protestors for allegedly organizing a December demonstration at the Mall of America will place a spotlight on free speech, racial inequal


Twins continue to honor Jackie Robinson while struggling to attract Black fans

Members of the Twins coaching staff all wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, the first to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Photos Harry Colbert,

In what has now become an annual tradition, the Minnesota Twins along with every team in Major League Baseball (MLB) honored the legacy of baseball Hall of Famer and civil rights icon, Jackie


Undemocratic neighborhood process continues in Prospect Park

A watertower in Prospect Park, Minneapolis.

I’ve been a member of the Prospect Park East River Road Improvement Association since 1997.

Law group teaches immigrant communities how to navigate police interactions

Amran Farah, right, offers advice about individual rights and police interactions. MinnPost photo by Ibrahim Hirsi

Late last week, scores of immigrants filled the seats of the dimly lit conference room in the Minneapolis Brian Coyle Center as a group of lawyers addressed the crowd about their legal rights when


Black Lives at the Mall of America: the long shadow of history

In the dock are eleven Black Lives Matter activists fingered by police as the “ringleaders” of a peaceful rally at the Mall of America last


Structural Racism At Root Of Offensive Remark About North Minneapolis

Others booed, but Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-St.Paul) thought for several hours before responding to an offensive remark Rep. Jim Newberger (R-Becker) had made about North Minneapolis.


Minneapolis Urban League in trouble

Two weeks ago we wrote about the confusion regarding those who say the Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) is now close to death’s door (see our blog entries of April 1 and April 6), just as the St.


Columbus Statue Celebrates Genocide and Should Be Removed

Image by Bill Sorem.

Native American activist groups in Minnesota would like people to learn the real history of Christopher Columbus and quit putting him up on a pedestal at the State Capitol.


White Earth constitutional reform stalled by infighting

PHOTOS: White Earth Council (left to right): Tara Mason, Secretary/Treasurer; Steven "Punky" Clark, District I Representative; Erma Vizenor, Chairwoman; Kenneth "Gua" Bevins, District III Representative; and Kathy Goodwin, District II Representative (Top).

“The people of White Earth voted for a new constitution, and a judge upheld the validity of that referendum.

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