Minnesota

U.S. Rep Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
Ilhan Omar’s challenger Antone Melton-Meaux is necessary for our district

In no particular order, there are a number of issues that Antone has distinctly and vehemently spoken out about that resonate with my progressive Jewish core.

By RABBI AVI S. OLITZKY
22/07/2020
Minneapolis judge to hear gag order appeal in Floyd case

The incident, caught on video by bystanders, sparked massive and continuing protests against racial injustice and calls for police reforms.

By REUTERS
21/07/2020
One died, 11 injured in Minneapolis shooting

"One adult male died and 11 have no -life-threatening wounds," police said in the tweet.

By REUTERS
21/06/2020
US officials block police 'extreme tactics' as protests enter 12th day

In the carotid restraint, which was banned this week by San Diego County in California, an officer blocks the flow of blood to a detainee's brain, leading the person to lose consciousness.

By REUTERS
06/06/2020
James Mattis: Trump is trying to divide Americans, not unite them

"The Nazi slogan for destroying us ... was 'Divide and Conquer.' Our American answer is 'In Union there is Strength,'" Mattis, who resigned as Trump's defense secretary in 2018, wrote in a statement.

By REUTERS
04/06/2020
Obama urges every US mayor to pursue police reforms in wake of protests

He also directly addressed young Americans of color, telling them, "I want you to know that you matter, I want you to know that your lives matter, that your dreams matter."

By REUTERS
04/06/2020
US defense chief refuses to deploy troops to quell George Floyd riots

Trump said this week he could use military forces in states that fail to crack down on sometimes violent protests over the killing of George Floyd.

By REUTERS
04/06/2020
PROTESTERS CLASH with police in Bahrain during 2011 Arab Spring protests
Are the US racial protests similar to the Arab Spring?

The US case was a human rights issue, which aimed at social reforms, whereas in Tunisia, for instance, the uprising in 2011 demanded political, economic and social change.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
02/06/2020
Minneapolis Jews care for a city in turmoil, giving aid and cleaning

“I’ve always been informed by the Jewish ethic to go where I’m needed."

By DEBRA NUSSBAUM COHEN/ JTA
01/06/2020
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