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Minneapolis to buy gas station at site of Floyd’s killing

By The Association Press  The city of Minneapolis has decided to buy the boarded-up Speedway gas station at the intersection where George Floyd was killed by...

Minneapolis settles with 12 hurt in George Floyd protests

By Associated Press  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis has reached a $600,000 settlement with 12 protesters who were injured during demonstrations after the May...

Coalition Kicks Off Votercade with Goal of 10 Million More Black Voters

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire The bar is set high: 10 million more Black voters. That’s the goal as the Transformative Justice...

Environmental Justice Concerns Loom Over Rail Merger

By Hazel Trice Edney, Trice Edney Newswire A few months back, I wrote a column focused on my misgivings about the proposed merger of two...

2 Ex-cops Charged in George Floyd Killing Reject Plea Deals

By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng are charged with aiding and abetting both second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd's...