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During the sentencing hearing for Derek Chauvin Judge Cahill informed the public that he would publish a 26 page document following the June 25 hearing to explain how he reached his decision of sentencing Chauvin to 22 1/2 years in prison. While many people, including the George Floyd family, did not feel Chauvin’s sentence was long enough sentence Attorney General Keith Ellison did not object to the Judge’s decision. The request Ellison did make following...

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Minneapolis Police were in pursuit of a criminal suspect when they crashed into the vehicle of Leneal Frazier and killed him Tuesday morning. Frazier, an innocent bystander, was the uncle of Darnella Frazier the woman who captured George Floyd’s murder on camera. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Leneal Frazier, including Miss Darnella Frazier, who has now twice been directly impacted by lethal practices of the Minneapolis Police Department,” says civil rights...

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“What do we have in here today?” A content smile begins to show as a man pushes his hand through the ice and pulls out a cold bottle of sweet tea. The cooler with its beverage assortment has become a comforting staple in this South Minneapolis community where hope feels almost tangible, yet there is still enough trauma to go around.  The soothing sounds of a trumpet are often not far from the energy drinks...

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The first time Jay caught my eye was in June of 2020.  He was paces away from where George Floyd had died. He was dressed in full denim and wore a brown gardening hat with a flower attached to the brim.  His 6’9” figure and calming presence seemed to captivate a small audience as he purposefully lowered himself to sit next to a little boy who had noise cancelling headphones covering his ears.  The two...

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