“[This] is a celebration of our longevity of service to the community,” Wesley told the MSR. “For the community, it gives a sense of pride and purpose in the burial of our loved ones.”
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The four-hour affair was sponsored by the Spokesman-Recorder, the nonprofit arm of the MN Spokesman-Recorder, as well as Blue Cross and Blue Shield. “The Legacy Boat Cruise is a worthy cause,” said Dr. Adrienne Matthews of Blue Cross and Blue Shield. “Not only does it support the oldest Black newspaper in the city, it supports education as well [as] the scholarship fund. It is incumbent upon us to support this mission.”
On August 3, the Justice for June Committee held a news conference at the Minneapolis City Hall Rotunda, citing the officers’ complaint history and their aggressive behavior on the call as reasons why they should be terminated. The committee pointed to the Blevins shooting as part of a bigger cultural problem within the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD). They are calling on a third-party investigation.
Minneapolis officials chipped in and got Jaequan Faulkner an official permit. They also gave him meat thermometers, hand sanitizer, a hand-washing station and other vending essentials.
Members of Natives Against Heroin (NAH) are on a mission to address the safety concerns of Byrd and others in the community by cleaning up the neighborhood. On Monday, June 4, NAH came together to pick up used and discarded needles in a South Minneapolis neighborhood near the Little Earth of United Tribes housing complex.
The aesthetic at the Minneapolis Marriot West Hotel was upstaged Saturday, May 26, by 200 high fashion attendees at It’s Your Affair’s “Big Hat Luncheon.” Ladies and gentlemen, as young as seven and as old as 80, gathered at the 10-year anniversary celebration with one common band: their love of elegant, one-of-a-kind headpieces. Common folk […]