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NewPrensa Issue 112 I St. Paul Highschool Students Topple Police Presence In Schools

June 18 – June 24, 2020 Edition 112  The Battle for Police Reform “Satara Strong leads the crowd at Central High School in a chant Monday, quoting Assata Shakur: ‘We have a duty to fight for our freedom. We have a duty to win.’ Credit: Jaida Grey Eagle – Sahan Journal The movement to scale back …

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NewPrensa Issue 111 I Celebrating Pride And Juneteenth, While Rebuilding The Twin Cities

June 11 – June 17, 2020 Edition 111  Pride in the Black and Latinx Communities No matter the circumstances, it’s important to stay proud. Photo/Twin Cities Pride   June 1st marks the beginning of Pride for the LGBTQ community and the commemoration of the Stonewall riots of 1969. Though the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the …

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We Are Resilient. We Are Strong. We Are MN. – Issue 109

May 28 – June 3, 2020 Edition 109  The Minneapolis Police Union Must Change A group of police officers outside of a Minneapolis precinct. Credit | Minnesota ReformerIn light of recent events surrounding the murder of George Floyd, the president of the Minneapolis Police union, Bob Kroll, finally spoke up. Javier Morillo from Minnesota Reformer reports:  “In …

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Remember his name: George Floyd – Issue 108

May 21 – 27, 2020 Edition 108  Remember his name: George Floyd The following paragraph has graphic descriptions of violence An FBI investigation is underway following a fatal encounter between George Floyd and Minneapolis police that occurred on Monday evening. A video of his arrest circulated on social media where it shows a police officer pressing his knee into …

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Stay Safe Minnesota Explained – Issue 107

May 14 – 20, 2020 Edition 107 StaySafeMN# “An inspirational message is written on steps in St. Paul’s Summit Hill neighborhood on April 19, 2020.” Credit | Sahan Journal Stay Safe Minnesota has replaced the stay-at-home order which expired on May 18. A few notable things have changed, including retail businesses being allowed to reopen with …

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Here Are 3 Local POC Restaurants To Order From – Issue 106

May 7 – 13, 2020 Edition 106 Workers Rising COVID-19 has affected industries far and wide, but one industry that’s been hit the hardest has been the meatpacking industry. Meatpacking workers, including those from Worthington, MN, are working in harsh working conditions that are threatening their health and the supply of meat across the state. …

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Murder Hornets, Lucha Libre, Movies y Más! – Issue 105

April 30 – May 6, 2020 Edition 105 Local Coronavirus Updates The pandemic has shone a light on the harsh reality that many essential workers face in American society, and many of these people have paid the ultimate price for remaining on the front lines in unsafe working conditions: their lives. This includes Armando Solis, a man who …

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Calls for rent cancellation throughout MN – Issue 104

April 23 – April 29, 2020 Edition 104 Local Coronavirus Updates Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL) and other organizations are calling for rent and mortgages cancellations during the pandemic. Credit: The Sahan Journal Hundreds if not thousands of homeless folks in Minnesota are at risk of contracting coronavirus, and Hennepin County commissioners trying …

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Local coronavirus news and resources – Issue 103

April 16 – April 22, 2020 Edition 103  Coronavirus Updates A sign along Seventh Street in St. Paul offers encouraging words to Minnesota residents. Credit: Christine T. Nguyen | MPR News The Sahan Journal has posted a mini-guide for all things financial assistance related to coronavirus in Minnesota. If you have questions related to how to pay for your …

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We’re all in this together – Issue 102

April 9 – April 15, 2020 Edition 101   Coronavirus Updates In a time where keeping yourself updated on coronavirus can be a matter of life or death, it’s crucial that everyone stays informed. But how do you keep everyone in the loop, especially the 100,000 Minnesotans who don’t speak English? Fortunately, the state has adopted various measures to reach out to immigrant …

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