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Minneapolis joins Los Angeles and Long Beach to pass resolution on international ocean cargo shipping industry

Minneapolis joined Los Angeles and Long Beach, California to pass a Ship It Zero resolution, which calls on the international ocean cargo shipping industry to make all imports to the United States on 100 percent zero-emission ships by 2030. The resolution asks large retailers such as Target, Walmart, Amazon and IKEA to make the transition […]

Minneapolis Crime Wave: Twin Cities Suburbs See Rise in Violence

Violent crime rates in more than a dozen Twin Cities suburbs have increased over the last couple of years, according to crime data.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation.”

Massive Turnout On Day One Of Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike

Above Photo: Luigi Morris. Over a thousand people including teachers, students and community members showed up to show solidarity on the first day of Minneapolis teachers’ strike. All workers must join them in this fight for racial justice, women’s rights and against defunding public education. For the first time in 50 years, Minneapolis public school […]

Former Minneapolis police officer found guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright’s death

[embedded content] Recorded on video mistaking her gun for a Taser before fatally shooting 20-year-old Daunte Wright, a former Minneapolis police officer was convicted Thursday of first-degree and second-degree manslaughter. On April 11, 2021, Minneapolis police officers pulled over Wright for a traffic violation. The officers decided to arrest Wright after learning that he had […]

Large Mob Of Looters Hit Minneapolis Best Buy, California Home Depot On Black Friday

The level of lawlessness continues to surge as a rash of looting is happening across the country. The latest occurred on Friday evening when 30 people robbed a Best Buy store in Burnsville, Minnesota. CNN affiliate WCCO said the group of people arrived at the Best Buy store in the south metro area, approximately 15 […]

Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

[embedded content] Recorded on video crashing into an innocent man’s vehicle during a police chase and causing his death, a Minneapolis police officer was recently charged with second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide. Around 12:30 a.m. on July 6, Minneapolis Police Officer Brian Cummings was pursuing a stolen vehicle that was recorded on a […]

‘The world is looking at us’: Minneapolis puts ‘defund the police’ to a vote

Democrats have been divided nationally over whether the push to “defund the police” seriously damaged their electoral prospects in 2020 or had no effect at all. It’s a debate happening in nearly every big city in America. “After George Floyd, the world literally turned its eye to Minneapolis. The pressure was on,” said Robin Wonsley […]

Poll Finds That More White Than Black People Want Police Abolished In Minneapolis

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tried to downplay the 2020 Black Lives Matter riots in an effort to prevent Donald Trump from invoking the Insurrection Act, arguing that they were mainly centered around the use of “spray paint.” That’s according to the new book, ‘Peril’, written by Bob Woodward and […]

Video: Minneapolis Rioter Can’t Even Remember the Name of the Person He’s Rioting For

Summer 2021 is shaping up to be “abnormally violent” according to one expert, as data shows murders continue to rise in major American cities and the threat of more riots looms large. According to John Roman, a senior fellow at the economics, justice and society group at NORC at the University of Chicago, the disruption […]

Minneapolis Police start Riot

Minneapolis Police start Riot Police start destroying vehicles.

Former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating rights of George Floyd

Image Credit: Andres Guzman (IG: @andresitoguzman) The Justice Department announced Friday that a federal grand jury has returned indictments against the four former Minneapolis police officers responsible for causing the death of George Floyd. In an attempt to establish a pattern of violent behavior, the prosecution charged Derek Chauvin with deprivation of rights in a […]

Former Minneapolis police officers indicted for death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest and death of George Floyd on charges they violated Floyd’s civil rights while carrying out the arrest in May last year, according to court documents.The four officers indicted, Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and J. Kueng, have been […]

Minneapolis Target Store Ransacked by Rioters Features Mural Celebrating Rioters

New footage of the moments before she was shot dead by a police officer during a knife attack shows Ma’Khia Bryant yelling, “I’m going to stab the f**k out of you bitch!” – yet again vindicating the officer’s response. Leftists have continually lied about the incident in Columbus, Ohio, at first claiming Bryant was unarmed […]

Minneapolis Plans Memorial to Honor Porn Star Drug Addict Who Resisted Arrest

Minneapolis which looks like a third world shithole after it was destroyed by black rioters and communists is planning on erecting a memorial to honor George Floyd. The police officer who had his knee on his neck was only doing his job per his training. IMO this police officer is not guilty. He did what […]

Justice Department opens broad probe of Minneapolis police

While Garland’s predecessors in the Trump administration — Jeff Sessions and William Barr — rejected the notion of widespread abuses of Black people by police, Garland struck a decidedly different tone Wednesday and suggested that such abuses are common. “I know that nothing can fill the void that the loved ones of George Floyd have […]

Maxine’s Goons? Minneapolis Church Set Ablaze Blocks From BLM ‘Peaceful Protests’

A Catholic church just blocks away from the violent Black Lives Matter and Antifa protests in Minneapolis was set ablaze Monday night. The fire occurred just two days after Rep. Maxine Waters incited civil unrest in the area. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. The Sacred Heart […]

Airlines Offer Free Flights To Minneapolis For Travelers Who Use Code ‘ANTIFA’

Airlines Offer Free Flights To Minneapolis For Travelers Who Use Code ‘ANTIFA’ U.S.—To promote more travel as COVID restrictions begin to lift, Airlines such as Delta, United, and Frontier are now offering free trips to Minneapolis for anyone who uses code “ANTIFA” at check-out.  “This is simply a standard promotion and is in no way […]

Minneapolis Target Holds Semi-Annual ‘Everything Is Free’ Sale

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—We at The Babylon Bee try to keep you posted on the latest deals, sales, and offers from your favorite stores. Today, we’ve got a great deal alert for you: all the Targets in the greater Minneapolis area are planning a big “everything is free” sale in celebration of the end of the Derek […]

Another Man Of Color Was Murdered By Police Outside Of Minneapolis

Above photo: Kim Hyatt. Not just one bad apple. Police in Minnesota shot and killed Daunte Wright Sunday afternoon. As protesters gathered, the police shot at them with rubber bullets. There is no reforming the racist, murderous police. Please note: this is a developing story. This article will be updated as information is released. (April […]

WATCH: 2nd Night of Looting Begins in Minneapolis Suburb After Police Shooting

A second night of looting broke out in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Monday night following Sunday’s shooting of an unarmed black man. The looting followed a protest outside the city’s police station. Journalist Sophia Narwitz tweeted a series of videos showing looters breaking into multiple businesses in the Brooklyn Center area Monday night. Btw. Looters. pic.twitter.com/heo0SiLG3d […]

Protesters demand justice over police shooting of 20-year-old Black man in Minneapolis suburbs

Protesters have taken to the streets to demand justice after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead by police in a Minneapolis suburb – ratcheting up tensions in a city already on edge amid the trial of a officer charged with the killing of George Floyd. The mother of Daunte Wright told reporters officers from […]

Fatal police shooting in traffic stop outside Minneapolis sparks protests, looting

Apolice shooting in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday night sparked overnight protests and demonstrations, resulting in officers using teargas to disperse the crowds.  The family of Daunte Wright said the 20-year-old was shot by police, got back into his car, drove away, then crashed several blocks away, according to the Associated Press. Demonstrators in Brooklyn Center, on the […]

George Floyd news — live: Minneapolis police chief to give ‘remarkable’ testimony against Derek Chauvin

Police vet says Derek Chauvin used ‘totally unnecessary’ force on George Floyd The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd continues on Monday as it enters its second week. After five days dominated by emotional testimony from eyewitnesses, the evidence is expected to turn towards the officer’s training. […]

Veteran Minneapolis officer Richard Zimmerman says kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was ‘totally unnecessary’

The longest-serving policeman with the Minneapolis police department said on Friday in court that former officer Derek Chauvin used a “totally unnecessary” amount of force when he kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes. “Totally unnecessary,” lieutenant Richard Zimmerman said when asked whether that sort of move was justified in the situation. […]

Minneapolis agrees to pay $27M settlement to family of George Floyd

In order to settle a wrongful death lawsuit, the city of Minneapolis agreed Friday to pay $27 million to the family of George Floyd. On May 25, 2020, Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was recorded on video kneeling against George Floyd’s neck for at least eight minutes despite the fact that Floyd had already been handcuffed and […]

Minneapolis to pay George Floyd’s family $27m

The city of Minneapolis on Friday reached a $27 million (€22.5 million) agreement with George Floyd’s family to settle a civil lawsuit over the Black man’s death in police custody. Floyd died on May 25, 2020, after a white police officer held him down with a knee to the neck despite his please that he […]

Minneapolis to pay $27M to settle Floyd family lawsuit

Floyd was declared dead on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a former officer who is white, pressed his knee against his neck for about nine minutes. Floyd’s death sparked sometimes violent protests in Minneapolis and beyond and led to a national reckoning on racial justice. “I hope that today will center the voices of the […]

Minneapolis Promised Change After George Floyd

Above photo: Members of the national guard open a security gate outside the Hennepin county government center on March 9, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images. Instead it’s geared up for war. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer who killed Floyd, has begun – and Minneapolis looks like a police state. The George Floyd […]

Protesters in Minneapolis Raise Somali Flag After Police Kill Suspected Felon

    Black Lives Matter and Muslim organizations led a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota against the police shooting of a suspected gun felon who shot first. The protesters hoisted a Somali flag over a building at one point. Hundreds of protesters marched in the city on Sunday, in a demonstration organized by ‘Black Lives Matter’ […]

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