Minneapolis Educators Strike for the Common Good

Minneapolis Educators Strike for the Common Good

Greta Callahan, president of the teacher chapter of the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT), addresses the media March 7, 2022, in Minneapolis. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP) Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for the nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. … Read more

In Minneapolis, the Cycle of Police Violence Continues

In Minneapolis, the Cycle of Police Violence Continues

Minneapolis protesters. (Ana Dal Cortivo) Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for the nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more from the nationcheck out our latest issue. Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! … Read more

Amir Locke, killed by Minneapolis cop, wanted music career

Amir Locke, killed by Minneapolis cop, wanted music career

before he was fatal shot by a Minneapolis police officer, Amir Locke had been making plans. The 22-year-old Black man had filed paperwork to start a music business, his mother said, and had already designed a logo. Next week, he planned to move to Dallas, where he would be closer to his mom and — … Read more

Video shows Minneapolis cop fatally shoot Amir Locke in raid

Video shows Minneapolis cop fatally shoot Amir Locke in raid

Dramatic body cam video captured the moment a Minneapolis police SWAT team member fatally shot a 22-year-old armed black man during a no-knock-warrant raid on his apartment. In the clip released by police Thursday, cops are seen turning a key to Amir Locke’s seventh-floor apartment on South Marquette Avenue at 6:48 am Wednesday to serve … Read more

Portraits in Minneapolis

Portraits in Minneapolis

Flies orrFly Orr is a comic book artist, zinester, writer, activist, and teacher based in the Lower East Side of New York City. The Minneapolis Institute of Art recently acquired the Fly Zine Archive called “FZA,” which contains approximately 2,000 zines. A curated exhibition is currently on view at the MIA until April 24, 2022. … Read more