Nekima Levy-Pounds, a civil rights activist and critic of local police practices, will announce Tuesday that she is running for mayor of Minneapolis.Might be time to bring back the pirate guy.
Levy-Pounds, 40, an attorney who stepped down in October as president of the Minneapolis NAACP, said she’ll make her formal announcement at a news conference in front of the Minneapolis police Fourth Precinct on the anniversary of the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark. A white Minneapolis police officer shot Clark, a black man, in a scuffle Nov. 15, 2015. His death prompted protests and an 18-day encampment outside the precinct in north Minneapolis.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
At least it will be amusing
If you thought Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges wasn't entertaining enough with her Lucille Ball-meets-Jiang Qing persona, here comes some competition: