Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Monday gave a press briefing about the shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota this weekend, comparing the situation to several other recent instances where Black men have been killed by police.
The Department of Health and Human Services offered federal employees four months of paid leave if they volunteered to help care for a surge of unaccompanied migrant children at immigration shelters near the southern border, according to a report last Saturday.
Charles Booker, the Black former state lawmaker in Kentucky who came close to winning the 2020 Democratic Senate nomination, is taking a major step toward launching a 2022 progressive campaign to challenge Republican Sen. Rand Paul.
President Biden urged “peace and calm” on Monday as authorities investigate what led to the fatal police-involved shooting of a Black man during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.