Minneapolis killed its last zero-tolerance policing program when it sparked too many citizen complaints for cops' comfort. This time around they've simply eliminated the complaint process.
Devin Miller and Thomas Ross want to do something no black person in Minnesota has done before: buy a major commercial radio station.
Michelle Monteiro is one of several local attorneys who want state courts to overturn Minneapolis's 6-year-old anti-trespassing ordinance, which they say is being used to harass young black men.
To hear residents tell it, trespassing citations, evictions, and intimidation are all on the rise at the federally subsidized Bossen Terrace housing complex.
North Minneapolis boasts businesses, social-service agencies, homes, and just about everything else a neighborhood needs. Everything except viable supermarkets.
Fifty hours and 2,400 miles after setting off for the Million Woman March in a big maroon van, nine Minneapolis teens had learned precious little about the symbolism of the event, and volumes about themselves.