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Posts tagged with "police brutality"

Update on MPD’s 2012 assault  on Ames Elks Lodge — No contact with MPD for over a year

Update on MPD’s 2012 assault on Ames Elks Lodge — No contact with MPD for over a year

May. 8 |     My May 2, 2012 headline was about the April 21, 2012 assault by the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) on the Ames Elks Lodge. What a shameful MPD disgrace. My subheading: “A 150-year-old Black Fraternal Organization was brutalized...

No to the Republicrats and Demicans — And no, I ain’t crazy

No to the Republicrats and Demicans — And no, I ain’t crazy

Oct. 24 |     Malcolm X used to tell a story about how a field slave said, “Let’s run away from here,” but some of the content, satisfied and visionless house slaves responded, “Where can we find a better master [but master nevertheless] than...

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

Aug. 29 |   “When you shoot somebody, that’s not the only person that you’re killing.”   — Nona Gaye, Marvin Gaye’s daughter, testifying after his death   I attended a neighborhood meeting on racism. Afterward I mentioned the comments...

Mpls march protested alleged police brutality

Mpls march protested alleged police brutality

Jun. 27 |   Zachary King, photo by Amy Buchanan On Friday, June 22, a march was held in downtown Minneapolis to protest an alleged incident of police brutality that happened on Sunday the 17th. Zachary King (inset) has accused Minneapolis police officers...