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Professor Levy-Pounds is quoted in the Pioneer Press as she is on a panel for the ACLU conference

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Prof. Levy-Pounds is quoted in the Pioneer Press article on the American Civil Liberties Union Conference discussing Minneapolis police interaction, Minneapolis police interaction with minorities highlighted at ACLU conference

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Prof. Levy-Pounds quoted in the Star Tribune, Civic leaders discuss whether Ferguson-like unrest could happen in Minneapolis

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Civic leaders discuss whether Ferguson-like unrest could happen in Minneapolis. Professor Levy-Pounds is quoted in the first panel put together by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Panelists agree on the need to improve relations between police and communities. 

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Prof. Levy-Pounds speaks to MPR News, ACLU presses Minneapolis to move on police reforms

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If the underlying causes of the disparities aren't addressed soon, the unrest seen in cities like Baltimore and Ferguson will come to Minneapolis, University of St. Thomas law professor and Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds said. Read more.

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Prof. Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks to Al Jazeera America reporter regarding the new ACLU report about Minneapolis and racial disparities in policing

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Prof. Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks to Al Jazeera America reporter regarding the new ACLU report about Minneapolis and racial disparities in policing on May 28, 2015.

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Prof. Nekima Levy-Pounds speaks on HuffPost Live about racial disparities in policing and the new ACLU report on Minneapolis

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Prof. Nekima Levy-Pounds, Minneapolis NAACP President and Director of the Community Justice Project, speaks on HuffPost Live about the new ACLU report on Minneapolis and racial disparities in policing on May 29, 2015.

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Highlights from A Night of Brotherhood: #BlackLivesMatter: Compassion, Kinship, and Community on May 1, 2015

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Watch highlights from Brotherhood, Inc.'s spring gala, A Night of Brotherhood: #BlackLivesMatter: Compassion, Kinship, and Community, held on May 1, 2015 at the Anderson Student Center in St. Paul.

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Prof. Levy-Pounds elected to lead the Minneapolis NAACP

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The Minneapolis NAACP selected outspoken law professor and local Black Lives Matter leader Nekima Levy-Pounds as its next president, offering a new direction for a local chapter facing criticism for languishing in recent years.

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Prof. Levy-Pounds elected as president of Minneapolis NAACP

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Prof. Levy-Pounds, Director of the Community Justice Project, is elected as president of Minneapolis NAACP.

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Listen to Real Talk Radio with Prof. Levy-Pounds

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Prof. Levy-Pounds talks about Education Reform on Real Talk 3/25/15

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Black Advocates for Education joins the Community Justice Project in filing a Department of Justice complaint against Harrison school

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Black Advocates for Education joins the Community Justice Project in filing a Department of Justice complaint against Harrison school on March 20. Read more in the UST Newsroom and Black Advocates for Education website.

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Support Brotherhood Inc. on 2012 Give To The Max Day

Show your support for the Community Justice Project's cherished organization. Brotherhood, Inc's mission is to enable African-American youths and young adults to envision and achieve successful futures. 

Check out a promotional video for Brotherhood Inc. for 2012 Give To The Max Day:

Brotherhood Inc. Performs The Forgotten as the plenary performance for the 28th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference on Nov. 1, 2013