A flashpoint in the movement toward social justice, the murder of George Floyd became a catalyst for change. Two years later, an examination of the progress made and the work still ahead.
If the walls in this St Paul bar could talk, they would probably sing the blues. Now the new watering hole is bringing a different kind of soul to St. Paul's Del Sol neighborhood.
Minneapolis is known as the City Of Lakes, but not everyone has the opportunity to take full advantage of those natural resources.
Over the past two years, independent photojournalist KingDemetrius Pendleton has been on the ground capturing some of the biggest moments in the social justice movement in Minnesota.
A local organization is making some major investments in north Minneapolis.
The mission of a new company is to take unproductive and overlooked buildings in Black and Brown communities, and turn them into hubs that address economic, education and health disparities.
"We can be the change we want to see:" Tammy Sinkfield-Morey, the first Black nurse to ever work at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, continues to break barriers.
In a historic move, First Independence Bank is venturing outside of Detroit, Michigan, for the very first time in its more than 50 years in business to open two locations in Minneapolis.
Minnesota has one of the worst achievement gaps between Black and white students in the country. But a local community college believes students of color could be helped by having more teachers in the classroom who look like them.
An elementary school staffer by day, in her free time a St. Paul woman is creating comic books. These aren't your typical comics. The superheroes are Black inventors who have made an impact on American history.
A new art project on display in Minneapolis walks you through time to show the Black experience, through the lens of artist Jovan C. Speller, who says she was inspired by her grandparents.
A group has been honored as part of the History Makers at Home program - a special honor from the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights.
FOX 9 Anchor Dawn Stevens hosts “Closing the Racial Wealth Gap,” a 30-minute Voices for Change special featuring local experts on why the wealth gap exists and the solutions needed to close it.
After spending more than a decade in the banking industry, a St. Paul man is branching out on his own. In his new role, Clement Marriot is working to connect people of color to careers in banking and finance.
Frederick McKinley Jones was one of the most prolific African American inventors in our nation's history, and he called Minnesota home. His most famous invention helped create several new industries from frozen foods to supermarkets to fast food restaurants. FOX 9’s Maury Glover looks at the life and legacy of the King of Cool.
Reverend Darryl Spence is among a dozen people featured in the Minnesota African American Heritage Calendar this year.
Community members are mourning the death of longtime activist and local newspaper reporter Mel Reeves Thursday. He died at the age of 64 from complications related to COVID-19, according to those close to him.
A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art showcases the creative talents of dozens of students in the metro. The focus of their work is addressing racism as a public health crisis through art.
A local youth sports leader is making gym class about more than just jumping rope and push-ups. After the pandemic, Coach Tim Williams reimagined how he could deliver a sports curriculum to impact his community in a positive way.
MLK Now 2022 will be a day of conversation that focuses on the economics, culture, education, home ownership, racial justice, healthy living and mental stability.