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Community members demand police accountability

Community members demand police accountability

Oct. 22 | Critics of police-community forums want more action, less talk   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Whenever city elected or appointed officials and community folk meet, even when it’s scheduled, it can be testy. At the second of three scheduled...

The Keefe Report has been released into the open

The Keefe Report has been released into the open

Jun. 21 | Yet “they” continue to try to bury what can no longer be buried   On May 21, 2014, the District Court for Hennepin County and the State of Minnesota ordered released for review by the general public a 4,000-page report reviewing the six-year-old...

Keefe file now open to the public

Keefe file now open to the public

Jun. 5 | Sgt. Michael Keefe waits his day in court   “A profile in courage and integrity: Lt. Michael Keefe,” is the headline of my August 29, 2007 column. Lt. Keefe “would tolerate neither racial animus and discrimination nor departmental abuses...

Youth Coordinating Board lauded for making Downtown Mpls safer

Youth Coordinating Board lauded for making Downtown Mpls safer

Feb. 26 | By Jerry Freeman Senior Editor   Members of the YCB recognized for their work: (l-r) James Everett, Jernell McLane, Byron Hawkins, Johnell Hallman, Terrall Lewis, (front row) Sarah Klouda, Tameika Williams, Evan Barnett, (back row) Wendell Johnson...

Violence grips downtown

Violence grips downtown

Nov. 14 | One dead, three wounded in night of terror   When shots rang out around 11:53 pm, Saturday night, November 2, 2013, at the Epic nightclub in downtown Minneapolis (or 1 am; reports vary as this is written just two days after the shooting) the crowd...

Why I don’t call  the police

Why I don’t call the police

Aug. 28 |     In a Minneapolis Police Department squad car, this morning: crowded by claustrophobia-like cowardice on a battlefield, reflect on how one can do right and still go wrong. Years back, assaulted on the sidewalk. Call 911. Squad car comes....

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case:  ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ —  MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case: ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ — MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

Aug. 14 |             By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Historically, many local Blacks believe that no matter what evidence is presented, nothing happens to Minneapolis police officers for misconduct against people...

Chief Harteau announces dialogue — A public dialogue? Really?

Chief Harteau announces dialogue — A public dialogue? Really?

Aug. 14 |     The last time we were with you, we were talking about the racism travel brochure of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), including stops in Minneapolis, Green Bay, Wisconsin and Apple Valley, Minnesota. Let’s hope for the future...

What it’s like to be Black in the MPD — The chance for another Cincinnati?

What it’s like to be Black in the MPD — The chance for another Cincinnati?

Aug. 7 |     One cannot begin to understand the current racial tensions within the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) until one reviews the history of this tension. The tensions are there, extremely dangerous tensions. Many do not understand while...

Franklin case goes to county  attorney, then Grand Jury — Will another Grand Jury sanction police  shootings of young Blacks?

Franklin case goes to county attorney, then Grand Jury — Will another Grand Jury sanction police shootings of young Blacks?

Jun. 19 |     The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) announced two weeks ago that they had completed the investigation into the shooting of T.T. Franklin and forwarded their findings to the Hennepin County Attorney, Mike Freeman. The Star Tribune...
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