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‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

Apr. 30 |  Veteran officers campaign to bring more women and people of color into the Mpls police force   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   It is no secret that historically the relationship between the Minneapolis Police Department and communities...

What happened to Terence Franklin is inexcusable

What happened to Terence Franklin is inexcusable

Sep. 18 |             By Wayne Nealis Guest Commentator   I wish to applaud the Spokesman and the reporting and analysis of Ron Edwards in covering the killing of Terrance Franklin by Minneapolis police on May 10. I would...

Northsiders mingle with cops, firefighters at People’s BBQ

Northsiders mingle with cops, firefighters at People’s BBQ

Aug. 28 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   If only for a few hours, the city’s North Side and Minneapolis police recently worked together and had fun doing so. At least on that day, August 17, police officers walked among the mostly Black...

Mayor Rybak,et al prove cowardly ineffective — Is the political leadership’s goal to make Mpls. unfriendly toward Blacks?

Mayor Rybak,et al prove cowardly ineffective — Is the political leadership’s goal to make Mpls. unfriendly toward Blacks?

Aug. 7 |     Minneapolis political leaders prove once again that they see the Black community as fools. No one has been deceived by the weak apology and weak response by the mayor’s office and City Councilman Don Samuels to the misbehavior of Minneapolis...

Mpls police killed T.T. Franklin for being Black — Racism, individual and institutional, is alive and well in our fair city

Mpls police killed T.T. Franklin for being Black — Racism, individual and institutional, is alive and well in our fair city

Jun. 12 |   There was a lot of hatred directed at and rained down upon T.T. Franklin May 10 in that poorly lighted basement at 2717 Bryant Ave. South, away from prying eyes, enabling public safety to once again turn its back on transparently serving the...

Terrance Franklin’s death demands justice

Terrance Franklin’s death demands justice

Jun. 12 |     The recent killing of Terrence Franklin by Minneapolis police by shooting him in the back of the head five times and in the back twice fits the pattern of police abuse of their powers. Those of us who have been around or haven’t been...

Family suspects police cover-up in Terrance Franklin shooting

Family suspects police cover-up in Terrance Franklin shooting

Jun. 5 |   Uncle says ‘crazed individual’ profiled in media is not his nephew       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Something happened May 10 after he allegedly was earlier involved in a theft. Exactly what happened in the basement...

Another child’s death spreads fear and dismay

Another child’s death spreads fear and dismay

Jul. 5 | When five-year-old Nizzel Anthony George’s mother laid him down to sleep Tuesday night, June 26, she assumed that her child, her “hero,” as she called him, would enjoy his sleep and have the pleasant dreams of a five-year-old child. Instead,...