Tag Archives: racial issues

‘Fear, anxiety a wake-up call’

Trauma of Floyd’s murder still burdens the Black Community On May 25, 2020, an innocent Black man named George Floyd was murdered in the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he kneeled on Floyd’s neck for exactly 9 minutes and 29 seconds. Floyd’s death sparked extreme anger …

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A man who moved a nation

The death of George Floyd sparks nation-wide unrest On May 25, George Floyd, a 46 year old Black man was killed by Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. A ten minute video was released on May 26 of Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck while he was handcuffed and laying face down. …

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‘What do we do next?’

Minnehaha students and faculty respond to the death of Philando Castile and current racial tensions, and discuss steps individuals can take to move forward Over the course of 13 years, an African American man was pulled over by police for minor infractions at least 49 times in the Minneapolis-St. Paul …

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