What's On Today - Saturday

Bernie Sanders’ Press Secretary Under Fire For Tweet Responding To Kamala Harris

Whether true or not, Bernie Sanders‘ supporters have been repeatedly accused of cyberbullying, an alleged offense that has been condemned by everyone from fellow senators to the candidate himself. But in a twist of fate, a loyal member of Sanders’ campaign on Tuesday became the subject of the same kind of social media venom that has been associated with the Vermont senator’s supporters.

It all began innocently enough with a tweet posted by Kamala [Read more]

Why It’s So Important For Black People To Be Counted In The 2020 Census

If you were walking down the street, what race would strangers automatically assume you were?

“Street race” – what race you look like, based on your skin color, facial features and more – is an important aspect of a person’s experiences. For example, research shows that a person who’s Hispanic but perceived as light-skinned does not experience the same level of discrimination as a Hispanic person who’s seen as darker-skinned.

However, the U.S. census does not clearly capture these [Read more]

NBA Could ‘Make Checks Stop’ For Hundreds Of Players Amid Coronavirus-Canceled Games

NBA Suspends Season After Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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After Wednesday, average American workers might not be the only people wondering where their next paychecks will come from as NBA players who had their season cut short because of the coronavirus were also reportedly facing that same prospect.

Before you go rubbing your thumb and forefinger together in an effort to play sad music on the world’s smallest violin, obviously professional basketball players in a league where [Read more]

Justice For Nipsey: Where Eric Holder’s Murder Case Stands 1 Year Later

Rolling Loud Los Angeles 2018

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On March 31, 2019, celebrated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of his clothing store, The Marathon, at the intersection of Crenshaw and Slauson in Los Angeles. Eric Holder was indicted by a grand jury on May 9, for the murder of Nipsey and pleaded not guilty. Although his trialed has been postponed because of court shutdowns over the coronavirus, his case is worth [Read more]

MN DEPT. OF HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATE

Today, Governor Walz signed two executive orders:

  • Executive order 20-25 extends licenses of peace officers, firefighters, and private security personnel and defers continuing education requirements for licenses that are set to expire soon.
  • Executive order 20-26 extends re-certification dates for current medical cannabis patient enrollments set to expire over the next several months; allows any patient to request a temporary caregiver so they are able to send someone to pick up medication on their behalf; and allows medical cannabis patients to practice social distancing with curbside delivery and telephone pharmacist consultations.

For more detailed information, visit Executive Orders from Governor Walz.

By staying home for two weeks, we are slowing the spread of COVID-19 and giving our health care system the time it needs to prepare to care for people who are very sick.

During the stay at home order, leave home only to:

  • Get food, medicine, and other essentials
  • Seek health care
  • Care for family, friends, and pets
  • Spend time outside
  • Go to work if you provide critical services

If you need to leave your home, always stay at least 6 feet away from other people. Visit  [Read more]

Governor Tim Walz to Prevent Harm from COVID-19

Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Orders 20-25 and 20-26 to extend licenses for first responders and allow the medical cannabis program to continue safely serving Minnesotans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Executive Order 20-25 extends licenses of peace officers, firefighters, and private security personnel and defers continuing education requirements for peace officer licenses that are set to expire soon. The Order allows professionals on the front lines of combatting COVID-19 to maintain [Read more]