Minneapolis

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Minneapolis Candidates: Views on Public Safety

Public safety is a key factor in the Minneapolis elections this November. Here is where the candidates stand.

  • 09/22/2021
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The Crisis of Gun Violence

We are listing the gun violence that has thus far claimed 74 lives in Minneapolis in 2021. We surveyed Minnesota Women’s Press readers, about problems and solutions in public safety.

  • 09/07/2021
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VIEW: Gun Violence Is a Public Health Issue

Simply from August 7 to 10 this year, there were more than 15 shooting incidents reported in Minneapolis, and ten of them were fatal.

  • 08/17/2021
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“Sparked”: Current Residents on Defunding Police (part 2)

Reflections on the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed, and on racism in Minnesota, as told by current residents of the state.

  • 08/15/2021
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“Sparked”: Background Experiences (part 1)

Reflections on the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed, and on racism in Minnesota, as told by former residents of the state

  • 08/15/2021
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“The Holly”: Community-based Development As a Solution to Violence (part 2)

This is part 2 of our conversation on the roots and solutions to gang violence, based on “The Holly,” a book about Denver issues similar to what we are seeing in the Twin Cities.

  • 07/29/2021
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Who can build consensus toward public safety?

Minneapolis will not succeed until every citizen and visitor can trust that they are protected by those who are here to serve us. If Minneapolis fails, so will the entire State of Minnesota.

  • 07/22/2021

The SOTA Movement

The SOTA Movement is a 3-day festival dedicated to connections, dance, and culture. Featuring the award-winning ROOTED: Hip Hop Choreographers’

  • 06/11/2021
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Conversation With Robin Wonsley Worlobah

Racial capitalism thrives off the exploitation of our lives, labor, and natural resources.

  • 05/25/2021
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Finding Shelter in Encampment

“‘Here is a tent. Here is an air bed. Here is dinner.’ All things I desperately needed at the time.”

  • 05/25/2021
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Community Healing Related to Police Violence

There are several community healing spaces available this week

  • 04/12/2021