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Bob Fletcher, a Ramsey County Sheriff serving an urban area home to Minnesota’s diversiest communities made a statement in his “Live On Patrol” video, referencing “sundown town” when suggesting how he’d warn the “criminals” he was pulling up on, unannounced, a hundred years ago. Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to get outta town.”  Fletcher stated he would’ve told the “criminals” “okay son, you got til sundown to...

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Heavily armed attackers ran into the home of Haitian President, Jovenel Moise, assassinating him and injuring his wife. Jovenel Moise, 53, was shot on the scene early Wednesday by men assumed to be foreigners, but Haitian leaders are now suspecting they had internal help. He was found with 12 bullet wounds covering him in a pool of blood on the floor of his home. The death of the Haitian President led to a gun battle...

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The uncle of Darnella Frazier, the young woman that recorded the George Floyd’s murder, was killed in a police chase. Leneal Frazier died Tuesday morning, after a Minneapolis squad car pursuing an armed robbery suspect ran into him. The suspect got away, and Frazier was pronounced dead. The police had been driving around 6th Avenue North and Lowry Ave when they spotted the criminal at after midnight, according to the police. Leneal Frazier, 40, was...

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“Results revealed that African Americans are most often the victims of race-motivated crimes” – Federal Bureau of Investigation  April this year when the anti-Asian hate bill was passed, American senator Chuck Schumer stated, “Racism has always existed in America unfortunately and the legacy of anti-Asian sentiment goes back centuries to dark chapters in our history, like the Chinese-exclusion act and the internment of Japanese citizens during World War II.”  Asian’s were faced with hardships during...

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America’s infrastructure is currently a major issue. Often divided by wealth gaps, still, most Americans are affected. America’s poor infrastructure can manifest in tragic ways, such as the recent collapse of the Champlain Towers South, in Miami, Florida, that killed twenty four  people and counting, with many left unaccounted for. From cracks in the I-40 bridge, to deteriorating school buildings and lack of sustainable energy sources, America is said to expect an expense of trillions...

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Nearly a month after 32-year-old Winston Smith, Jr. was shot and killed by officers from a U.S. Marshals task force, his family is still looking for answers. On June 3, Smith was leaving a lunch date in Minneapolis when U.S. Marshals in unmarked vehicles circled him and an unidentified 27-year-old woman, both of whom were in a parked car. Two deputies fired shots, injuring the woman and killing Smith. Authorities say there is evidence Smith...

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Black women are at the forefront of the USA Olympic teams and this is for celebration within current social justice movements. Particularly in America, there is a cycle where Black athletes take an “activist stance” and then are penalized for these actions. We’ve seen the huge uprising in 2016 with Colin Kaepernick, who knelt during the national anthem and lost his NFL career because no one wanted to sign him after the occurence. Why is...

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Republican lawmakers have been revisiting voting rights and implementing changes. Arizona is facing voting restrictions that we, similarly like Georgia, as I covered in this article regarding voting restrictions said to violate the Voters Right Act section two. There is a new ballot collection law Arizona is facing. Republican lawmakers are tightening up on the process of requesting and returning ballots as early voters. Liberal and Democrat parties worry that this is a violation of...

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Republicans are afraid of our power, so they’re doing everything they can to silence our voices & deny our freedom to vote. We need our U.S. Senator to do everything in their power to protect the right to vote. Senators, we are counting on you to support the #ForThePeopleAct – Stacey Abrams Friday, June 25th, Attorney General Merrick Garland claims there has been a violation of the Voters Rights Act section 2, and in turn...

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We are finally approaching the sentencing of Derek Chauvin, a police officer who murdered George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 25th, 2020. Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter; which would lead him to serving 40 years in prison max. Minnesota’s sentencing guidelines offer shorter sentences for those with little to no criminal background. Chauvin’s attorney requested the judge to allow Chauvin to serve on probation since he had...

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