This Black man’s Republicanism came to him as he watched football great and civil rights activist Jim Brown come on the news for visiting Trump Tower. At the sight of Brown’s excoriation by many Blacks for meeting Trump, Johnson said he decided to become a Republican.
“[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.”
The Northside community fixture just got a state-of-the-art makeover.
The community conversations are also designed to “hold the City accountable and to not just let 90 stories sit on tape recorders, “but make sure we actually listen to them and learn something from them.”
Parishioners packed the sanctuary at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church hoping for a peaceful resolution after a Minneapolis police officer reportedly shot and killed 30-year-old Thurman Blevins Saturday evening following a brief foot chase
Unanswered questions have surfaced as the case plagues the streets of North Minneapolis. One is whether Blevins had a gun as the police have stated in their reports. According to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), two 911 calls reported a man shooting a handgun, identified by one caller as silver.
According to the MPD account, police officers responded to 911 reports that an adult male was shooting a handgun into the air and ground on the 4700 block of Bryant Avenue North.
The program began in St. Paul’s Frogtown, Battle Creek, and Midway areas. By using U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) maps to locate so-called food deserts and shopping-specific areas, organizers identified neighborhoods with limited access to fresh and healthy foods.
Harvest Preparatory School, a K-6 school founded in 1992, and Best Academy, a K-8 school founded in 2008, will merge and operate under a single board of directors.