Tag Archives: Minneapolis City Council

Why racism was declared a public health crisis, by Andrew Hazzard

COVID-19 “really highlights the intersection of social determinants and historical health issues that make people more vulnerable,” Allen said.

Minneapolis Activists Ask Local Leaders to Invest in Communities, Not Cops

“We are investing too much money in incarceration-based policing and not enough money in community-based safety.”

Take Action Today! Minneapolis | NO LRT “equity” for the Black NORTHSIDE or for white UPTOWN; Mpls Chain of Lakes Threatened

The Draft EIS predicted no reduction in greenhouse gas emissions with SWLRT until after 2050.

Julie Sabo: Southwest LRT – Not a good plan for Minneapolis

By Julie Sabo, Community Voices  TCDailyPlanet  April 11, 2014 The Southwest LRT is frequently touted as making significant improvements to racial and economic equity. I would argue that it does nothing of the sort.  In fact, if not done right, this rail line will actually contribute to inequity rather than address it. Racial and economic equity had little […]

Videos> OccupyMN Homes> Jackhammer Eviction and Broken Doors at Press Conference

Published on May 25, 2012 by UpTakeVideo In the dark of night, Hennepin County Sheriff’s officers raided a foreclosed Minneapolis home that is being “defended” by Occupy Minnesota according to the group. Occupy says five people were arrested, but the a crowd of fifty people prevented the officers from evicting them from the house. This is the Hennepin […]

Occupy Minnesota: Drugs & the DRE Program at Peavey Plaza

Minneapolis Police Got Occupy Activists High, For Research DRE=Drug Recognition Expert IS OUR POLICE OFFICERS LEARNING? By LIZ COLVILLE   May 3, 2012   wonkette.com Published on May 2, 2012 by HongPong Video documentation by local activists and independent media shows that police officers and county deputies from across Minnesota have been picking up young people near Peavey Plaza for a […]