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Minneapolis Police Officer, Brian Cummings, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide for fatally crashing his squad car into a pedestrian vehicle, causing the death of 40-year-old Leneal Frazier, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Friday. Cummings was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle in North Minneapolis when his marked squad car slammed into the driver’s side of Frazier’s Jeep at nearly 80 mph. Injuries Frazier sustained as a result of the collision were...

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Mohamed Noor, ex-cop who was initially looking at less time with the Supreme Courts’ decision to reverse his 3rd degree murder conviction a month ago, now faces 57 months. Noor having already served nearly 2 and a half years could be facing at least 2 more years now–after anticipating a release as early as October. Somali-American former Minneapolis police officer, Mohamed Noor, who was originally sentenced to twelve years in prison for fatally shooting 40...

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Community members and supporters came together to celebrate the passage of the Hardel Sherrell Act this weekend in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Hardell Sherell was denied medical attention and support from the jail’s staff. Hardel Sherell passed away on the floor of his jail cell after a newly hired nurse practitioner was ordered to oversee Sherell; warned that he faked seizures and paralyzation. Here’s in-depth video footage of the last days Hardel Sherell spent inside his...

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Robert Kelly, former R&B legend known as R. Kelly, was found guilty Monday afternoon on charges that will likely send him away for a long time. On Monday in Brooklyn, New York, the federal jury found him guilty of racketeering in regards to the allegations of him partaking in sex trafficking. Many fans of Robert Kelly have denied these allegations, as have many stood by the allegations beside the women who’ve come forward and shared...

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On Thursday evening, dozens of water protectors with the movement to stop Line 3 interrupted the installation of Mitchell Hamline School of Law’s new dean featuring keynote speaker Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison. Others in attendance included Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan and state Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig. During Ellison’s speech, the activists confronted the Attorney General about the Line 3 tar sands pipeline and his silence on the matter.  While inside the auditorium, multiple...

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Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer responsible for the murder of George Floyd has filed to appeal his murder conviction as of September 20 which was recognized by the courts on Sept 23. He requested and received approval by Judge Cahill for the State to pay $5,000 for his legal fees for his appeal. After we published our article, that decision was reversed. Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison earlier this year, convicted...

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Anyone with a heart would hope a missing person would be found and brought back to their loved ones. Even the thought of a loved one being there one moment and gone the next is a fearstrucken reality lived by many, lingering in the minds of protectors such as guardians, partners, even friends. And unfortunately, the fear comes from the fact that not everyone is fortunate to see their missing loved one come back. Alive...

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At least 13 U.S. troops and a hundred Afghans lost their lives August 29th, when the Kabul airport bombing attack occurred as the U.S. Forces were working to evacuate by the August 31st deadline. The assumed terrorist led Biden to make a public statement of “We will not forget. We will hunt you down and make you pay.” Now, after further investigation into who were the victims of the deadly retaliation bomb, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie...

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History changed when the first Black official was hired by the NFL in 1965, forty-five years after the NFL began. But today, we see another mark in history.  The first Black official hired by the NFL was a male; Burl Toler. But after 55 years, we see a drastic change in the system. Maia Chaka, the first Black woman to be hired by the NFL has changed the narrative in football. Chaka has stepped into...

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