One thing that would certainly help clear up controversies like the one surrounding the arrest of community activist Al Flowers -- an arrest that left him bleeding from the head -- would be police body cams.It's an idea Mayor Betsy Hodges supported during her campaign, at least until Police Chief Ja ... More >>
Just after midnight Saturday morning, Minneapolis cops showed up at longtime community activist Al Flowers's South Side residence. Officers said they had a warrant to arrest his teenage daughter.Exactly what happened next remains the subject of controversy, but in any event, as the photo at the top ... More >>
Image via YouTubeSpike Moss, at right, walked out of the Project CeaseFire meeting.North Minneapolis activist Spike Moss leveled accusations of racism at Mayor R.T. Rybak's office yesterday, furious at what he called the mayor's disrespect for local volunteers working day and night trying to ... More >>
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