AALF Statement on Continued Threat to Public Safety

The threat to public safety in the Twin Cities from 2021 has spilled into the first seven weeks of 2022. A woman was shot and killed in St. Paul two days ago. In the last ten days, three people have been shot and killed in Minneapolis, including a sophomore...

Statement On The Shooting Death of Amir Locke

On February 2, 2022, 22-year-old Amir Locke was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer. He was not a suspect nor a person of interest. Amir was looking forward to a career in the music industry. Instead, Locke is the latest Black man in Minnesota killed by...

AALF Launches 2022 In Retreat-Mode

{MINNEAPOLIS-January 20, 2021}-The old adage goes “There is strength in numbers.” Let’s add, “But we’re even stronger with collective buy-in.” That defined one of the themes that emerged during an organized retreat for the African American...