Business owners in Minneapolis who’ve experienced unrest in the city last year after the death of George Floyd are reportedly preparing for additional uncertainty after the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, in a suburb of the city.
As protests broke out across the country in the name of Black Lives Matter, the group’s co-founder went on a real estate-buying binge, snagging four high-end homes for $3.2 million in the US alone, according to property records.
As the city of Minneapolis pushes forward with a $1 million bailout plan for businesses suffering under an autonomous zone in George Floyd Square, Mayor Jacob Frey on Thursday had a stern warning for out-of-towners looking to come to incite violence during the trial for ex-police officer Derek Chauvin.
After the police killing of George Floyd, a Connecticut law professor invited architects, planners and land use attorneys to a discussion of how local zoning worsens the state’s racial inequities. Over 200 people logged onto her impromptu Zoom meeting.
While it’s not unusual for sales to spike with a new administration pledging tighter gun restrictions, the past year’s riots, protests and Capitol insurrection have catapulted the perfect storm for what amounts to a dramatic increase.
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A Target location in Minneapolis that was severely damaged during protests in the days following the death of George Floyd is reopening with efforts to improve its image with Black customers.
Businesses and retailers across the country have begun boarding up their storefront windows in anticipation of potential unrest on or around Election Day as many cities remain on edge following a summer of widespread riots and mayhem.
The number of first-time gun buyers has skyrocketed this year, driven in part by disturbing news about the coronavirus pandemic, social unrest over police killings of Black people and a potentially contested election that many fear could spark violence.
NYC Mayoral hopeful Ray McGuire, global head of Citibank’s corporate and investment banking, would inherit a ravaged city left by Bill de Blasio.
In a year that has seen protests in the street, defiant unions, and mayors who are quick to push out police chiefs, the job of running a police department has become less coveted among many law-enforcement leaders.
The largest mall in the United States is opening a dedicated retail space to businesses encumbered by the pandemic and unprecedented civil unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
The damage from riots and looting across the U.S. following the death of George Floyd is estimated to be the costliest in insurance history – between $1 billion and $2 billion.
Foot Locker reported top- and bottom-line results that outpaced expectations while navigating COVID-19.
A Minneapolis restaurant that was destroyed during riots has reopened with a food truck while its original property is rebuilt.
Coronavirus brought downtown Minneapolis to a halt earlier this year, as it did most city centers in America, and now calls to abolish the police have some business owners saying they are leaving town.
Police unions and related organizations are finding themselves under increasing scrutiny.
Ben & Jerry's will continue to halt brand advertisements on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter through 2020.
The company revealed a set of goals but few specifics on fighting systematic racism "in all forms."
Unemployment benefits have run dry for ride-share drivers and demand for rides still remains low. The coronavirus continues to test the waters for gig workers who struggle to remain afloat.