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Target seeks new Black vendors

Target CEO Brian Cornell talks to the MSR about the company’s push for diversity and inclusion.

Derek Chauvin Trial

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Trial for former MPD officers charged in George Floyd’s death delayed until 2022

The state trial for former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, Thomas Lane, and J. Alexander Kueng in the killing of George Floyd has been pushed back to March 7, 2022.

Business

Black Business Spotlight: Redmon’s Popcorn

Zack Redmon is the owner of Redmon’s Popcorn, which serves up unique and unforgettable flavors of gourmet popcorn.

How to save to buy your first home

Community Profiles

Valerie Castile: unbending, unbroken, unbowed

In the five years since her son Philando Castile’s death, Valerie Castile has worked as a change agent by advocating for police reform and other measures to create real change in the community.

COVID-19 Info & Resources

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FDA authorizes emergency use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15

‘I am so excited to get our kids back to all the things they love this summer — camps, sports, activities, vacations, and more.’

Health & Wellness

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Lifestyle choices that can reduce your risk of heart disease

African Americans are more likely to die from heart disease than any other racial or ethnic group.

Opinion

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Greater justice is coming: taking on abusive and deadly policing with new DOJ leadership

In his first month on the job, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland reversed a Trump-era policy that made it harder for the Justice Department to investigate police departments…

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FCC offers $50 off broadband internet bill for qualifying households

As part of an effort to help families stay connected during the pandemic, the FCC has launched a program that will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households.