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The trauma of what Donald Williams saw one evening on May 25, 2020, has yet to recede. "I look somewhere else and it's like I'm always remembering," he said.
She hadn't wanted to come to Minnesota, but she needed to make peace with her friend's death.
It was far from a unanimous moment of elation, but many racial equality advocates took a moment to soak in what they saw as a rare instance of justice for Black Americans.
Angel Smith-El admitted that she had some anxiety waiting for the jury to reach a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.Standing outside the Hennepin…
Frankie Powell still remembers how George Floyd would stop by the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center to joke and catch up with old friends.He cannot…
Kevin Khottavongsa's father died in 2015 after Brooklyn Center police shot him in the back with a Taser.
Twin Cities business owners hurt during last summer's riots prepare again for unrest
For some men at Turning Point, where George Floyd attended a 90-day treatment program in 2017, the focus on his drug use is an example of how chemical dependency among African Americans can be disproportionately stigmatized and used to justify their mistreatment.
Activist turned Minnesota lawmaker 'unapologetic' about fighting racism in the shadow of Chauvin trial
Rep. John Thompson wants to use the legislative system to prevent another death in police custody.
Though Chauvin's attorney had told jurors that they would hear from passengers in the car who saw Floyd use drugs, Morries Lester Hall is avoiding testifying.