In the accompanying photo, Dave Winfield, the Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer who was born and raised in St. Paul, signs copies of two of his books donated to the Givens Collection at his alma mater under the watchful eyes of (l-r) Phebe Givens, widow of the late Archie Givens, Sr.; the late Arline Winfield, David's mother; Steve Winfield, David's brother; and Archie … [Read more...]
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Community members gathered at St. Paul's Western District Precinct on Saturday, January 14 to honor Marcus Golden on the two-year anniversary of his death. Marcus was killed by St. Paul police when he threatened suicide and the police responded. When St. Paul police arrived, officers claimed that he drove his vehicle towards them at high speed. They opened fire, killing … [Read more...]
The Love, Hope, Rise Coalition, consisting of over thirty Minnesota organizations, came together to organize a family-friendly march on Saturday, January 14. Community members met at the Unity Church-Unitarian in St. Paul where they had speakers and a mini-social justice fair, which included art and sign making. Organizers from groups including East Side Freedom … [Read more...]
In this 1994 photo, celebrants and supporters join in a toast with the Rev. Jesse Jackson at the inauguration of Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton, the first African American and first woman leader of the city, along with her husband, Steve. Sayles Belton served two terms as mayor from 1994-2000 after stints on the Minneapolis City Council and terms as president of the … [Read more...]
By Chris Juhn Contributing Photographer The Standing Rock Sioux celebrated a victory on Sunday, December 4 when Jo-Ellen Darcy, the U.S. Army's assistant secretary, announced that they would not be approving the easement that is required for Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to tunnel under the Missouri River. Darcy mentioned they plan on doing an Environmental Impact Survey … [Read more...]