News Grounded in Racial Justice

Local, independent reporting from Black journalists and organizations who are grounded in telling the truth about Racial Justice in the Twin Cities.


Local, independent reporting from Black journalists and people who are grounded in telling the truth about Racial Justice in the Twin Cities.

Georgia Fort

Georgia Fort is a two-time Emmy nominated journalist and published on CNN, ABC, NBC, Fox and CBS affiliates. Her mission as a storyteller is to change the narrative by amplifying truth, siting diverse sources and contextualizing social justice issues.

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Listen! Media Ent.

Listen! Media Ent. by KingDemetrius Pendleton is onsite giving the community a voice not often covered by mainstream media.

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Unicorn Riot

Unicorn Riot is a decentralized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization. Their work is dedicated to exposing root causes of dynamic social and environmental issues and amplifying stories.

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Local news resources that include in-print and on-line newspapers as well as photo and video journalists.

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) is the oldest Black-owned newspaper in the state of Minnesota and one of the longest-standing, family-owned newspapers in the country.

Each week, the newspaper’s diverse staff creates original content for its print publication, along with daily content for its website that speak to stories of human interest from a Black perspective.

Move for Justice

A diverse collective of photographers, who had been documenting social justice movements in the Twin Cities since the murder of Jamar Clark in 2015, came together to help each other provide photo and livestream coverage as the movement grew. Their collective, Move for Justice News, documented hundreds of hours of live footage and thousands of photos of the historic movement. Although the Twin Cities was largely ignored by national corporate media after early June, the local movement only grew stronger and more unified.

The Move for Justice photographers are trusted by longtime movement organizers and capture unparalleled, intimate images of demonstrators, organizers, and activists.

Sahan Journal

Sahan Journal is the only independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit digital newsroom fully dedicated to providing authentic news reporting for and about immigrants and communities of color in Minnesota. They aim to chronicle the struggles, successes and transformations of Minnesota’s immigrants and communities of color, whose stories are often overlooked by traditional news organizations. As Minnesota becomes more diverse, Sahan will bring the stories of immigrants and communities of color to the mainstream, with the skill and deftness that they deserve.


An incomplete list of some of the many Black-led organizations in the Twin Cities - follow them all on social media to begin to diversify your feed and learn how to plug in to support.

CAIR-Minnesota (CAIR-MN)

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), America's largest Islamic civil liberties and advocacy group has 35 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CAIR-MN is active in the movement for racial justice here in the Twin Cities, often organizing on the front lines with other organizers and helping provide community care and mutual aid.

NAACP Minneapolis

Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of People is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. The Minneapolis NAACP Branch is just one of the hundreds of chapters fight for justice.