Minnesota

Daunte Wright was driving along in Minnesota when he was pulled over for having an air freshener hanging from his rear view mirror. During the traffic stop while being detained a now ex-police officer, Kim Potter, allegedly mistakened her 9mm Glock for a taser, shooting and killing the 20 year Daunte Wright just miles away […]

The day after former A Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor insisted that Sen. Al Franken not resign over multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, the Associated Press reports that he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio following allegations of “inappropriate behavior.” In an email to the syndicated news outlet, Keillor claimed he had been fired over “a story that I think is […]

ISIS is claiming responsibility for a stabbing spree that injured eight Saturday night at the St. Cloud Crossroads Center in Minnesota. On Sunday morning, the ISIS-linked Amaq News Agency said in a statement that the attacker “a soldier of the Islamic State” who “carried out the operation in response to calls to target citizens of […]

Governor Mark Dayton questions whether Philando Castile would still be alive if he was White and calls for swift justice.

Prince was found in an elevator on his Minnesota estate on April 21.

Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Flint Smith have officially declared May 23 “Beyoncé Day” in Minnesota. But not everybody is happy about it. The announcement came just hours before Bey’s Formation tour stop Monday in Minneapolis, which marked her fourth performance in the state since 2004. In the proclamation, Gov. Dayton and Lt. Gov. […]

Prince died and left hundreds of millions behind with no will, according to TMZ. Their report indicates the late music great’s sister, Tyka Nelson, filed documents in Minnesota requesting the court to appoint a “special administrator” to handle dividing up his estate because she has no knowledge of a will ever being in place. Tyka says […]

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of…

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Kendrea Johnson a 6-year-old, was found dead by her foster father with a jump rope fashioned into a noose around her neck, New York Daily News…