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Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder of George Floyd

The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on all three charges

Three George Floyd Square Billboards Ask Us to Remember and Resist

Next time you pay a visit to George Floyd Square, just look up. Elevated above Cup Foods, the clenched metal fist, flower beds, and bouquets are three billboards installed this past Sunday. One is...
An angel marks the place where George Floyd was held down by police

At a Crossroads: The Evolution of George Floyd Square

The city wants to reopen the occupied intersection where George Floyd was pinned under the knee of a police officer—and for the stakeholders involved, history is on the line

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Octavia Smith

The Minnesota Freedom Fund board president saw rapid and exponential growth amidst a trying 2020
Houston White, Amáda Márquez Simula, Amira Adawe, Yao Yaj, Taylor Ngiri Seaberg

22 Champions of Change in Minnesota

A deeper look at artists, leaders, farmers, and more fighting for equity, progress, and community

Best of MN 2020: Arts & Culture

Graffiti artist Peyton Scott Russel, rapper Nur-D, drummer JT Bates, musician/actor Dua Saleh, and more
A Black Lives Matter mural on Plymouth Avenue in Minneapolis

“Black Lives Matter” Mural Kicked off George Floyd-Related Art Projects

The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum also plans an exhibit of Justice for George Floyd murals

Why Penumbra Theatre Is Becoming a Center for Racial Healing

The 44-year-old theater will still produce plays, but is adding spa-like services and racial-equity work

People Donated Millions After George Floyd’s Killing—What Happens Next?

A look at three Minneapolis-based racial justice GoFundMe campaigns, and the work still to come

Q&A: U of M President on Going Back to School in a New World

A year after taking office, President Joan T.A. Gabel must rethink campus life, from pandemic precautions to police presence