Tag Archives: Minneapolis

The Ostriches in the Room

Tony Bouza served as Minneapolis police chief from 1980 through 1989.  During that period, African America, Native American, and Asian street gangs were gaining strength in the city. Several gangs moved in from Los Angeles and Chicago.  Since then, Somali … Continue reading

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The Case of the Naive Mayor

So the Mayor of Minneapolis, Betsy Hodges, was pictured with a black “ex-criminal” with gang ties giving what police identified as a gang symbol — pointing at each other with their thumbs.  The Mayor denies it was a gang symbol, … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Oakland and Atlanta

According to Errin Haines of the Associated press, riot police cleared Wall Street protestors from both Atlanta and Oakland today. “Police guarded newly-cleared plazas early Wednesday in Atlanta and Oakland, Calif., after clearing Occupy Wall Street protest camps in both … Continue reading

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