Family and friends of slain activist Tyrone Williams raised fists and fashion in honor of his memory May 24 at a special edition of the Ted Talk-inspired Assata Speaks at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Club.
Last Tuesday, the Minneapolis community was floored by the news that Tyrone Williams, activist, entrepreneur, and father of four, was fatally shot just steps away from his mother’s Northside home. The first wave hit with a Facebook plea from his sister Raeisha Williams, asking if anyone knew who shot her 33-year-old brother. Hours later, reality […]
Candidates call out ‘flawed’ caucus process Two Black female Minneapolis DFL candidates will seek elected office without party endorsement in the November municipal election. Nekima Levy-Pounds is among nine candidates, including incumbent Betsy Hodges, running for Minneapolis mayor. Raeisha Williams is among two other challengers running against incumbent Blong Yang in the city’s Ninth Ward […]
By Nekima Levy-Pounds Civil rights attorney and candidate for mayor of Minneapolis My dream for the community is to see us, as a people, rise above the limitations that have been imposed upon us in the state of Minnesota and in this nation. Far too often, our potential for greatness is hidden […]