Tag Archives: Minneapolis Somali community

Mel Reeves | No charges, no surprises, no decency in Jamar Clark case: but lots of hypocrisy

the law is designed to make it nearly impossible to indict police for violence and criminality inflicted on the citizenry. They don’t have this much trouble filling the jails with primarily black and poor people because the laws and standard of law that applies to them is much less stringent.

Parallel Paths: The CVE Program and U.S. Foreign Policy in Somalia

Building Community Resilience is part of a larger program developed by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice. The program is nationally known as “Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE). The program was launched in 2011 in Boston, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis as a preventive counter-terrorism program.