Urban League Twin Cities Interim CEO & President, Marquita Stephens responds to the killing of Tyre Nichols. The Constitution Failed Tyre Nichols The sight of a 140-pound man being beat to death by five police officers in the street under the cloak of darkness is unnerving to say the least. It is painful to […]
August is National Black Business month. To lead into the nationally recognized month, the City of Minneapolis is amplifying, celebrating, strengthening, and supporting Black business development in Minneapolis with a broad range of events and activities.
ULTC President Steven Belton response to the Minnesota Department of Human Rights’ investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department and findings of a “culture of racism” within the department. “Black people have known and reported incidents for decades” says ULTC President Steven Belton.
In an interview with KMOJ General Manager Freddie Bell, ULTC President Steven Belton talks about the recently released report of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights outlining its investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department. Listen to the full interview here.
Commissioned topic experts present analysis, commentary and proposals in seven key metrics of Black life: Black health and wellness, criminal justice, generational wealth, education disparities, Black business, arts and culture, and Black faith. Taken together, the report reveals significant and encouraging change in 2021, but also the confounding continuation of historical inequities. Visit ULTC’s Center […]