Minnesota

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Katie Wright, mother of slain unarmed Black man Daunte Wright, speaks during an April 13, 2021 press conference outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis—site of the ongoing trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of murdering George Floyd, another unarmed Black man. (Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images)
The event took place outside the Minneapolis courthouse where former cop Derek Chauvin is on trial for allegedly murdering Floyd last May.
Jenna McGuire, staff writer
Climate activists with Stop the Money Pipeline held a rally in midtown Manhattan on March 3, 2021, at BlackRocks HQ and then JP Morgan Chase HQ, two of the worlds biggest funders of climate destruction, to urge the two companies to end their support for the dangerous proposed Line 3 pipeline project, and stop funding fossil fuels and forest destruction. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"It's time for our leaders in Washington to tackle the climate crisis now, not...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Protesters confront law enforcement after police shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop on April 11, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. (Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
"Yet another Black life was taken by those sworn to protect, and we join the...

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GOP
Another one for the party of Gross Old Predators: Jim Knoblach, a powerful, scuzzy Minnesota GOP state rep known for pushing multiple anti-choice bills, abruptly ended his re-election campaign after an MPR story detailed harrowing charges by his grown daughter that he sexually abused her for over a decade. Why don't women report? She did; read of his incessant grinding and touching and kissing even as she sought help from family, school, church and police. A brave young woman.