“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” the ad reads. Kaepernick tweeted out the first glimpse of it on Monday. The multiyear deal includes Kaepernick apparel, a shoe and T-shirt, and Nike will also donate money to Kaepernick’s “Know Your Rights” campaign, according to the New York Times.
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.
According to a CNN investigation released last week, it turns out those bots had also posed as BLM Minneapolis after the police shooting of Philando Castile in July 2016.
Two recent Twin Cities news stories — the trial of former St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez and verdict in the fatal shooting Philando Castile, and the family of Jamar Clark suing Minneapolis Police Officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze — highlight what has become all too commonplace here and across the country: African American lives selectively […]
Founded in 1926 with the mission to link people of African descent and other people of color to opportunities that result in economic success and prosperity and effectively advocate for policies that eradicate racial disparities, the Urban League, located at 2100 Plymouth Ave. in North Minneapolis, celebrated Black History Month with an early morning pancake […]