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New Minnesota Task Force Will Study ‘Root Causes' Of Violence Against Black Women

1 month ago   |   By News One

Responding to the ongoing rise of violence against Black women and girls, Minnesota took a step forward in protecting this vulnerable group. Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill Monday launching the Missing and Murdered African American Women Task Force.
Established as a part of the 2021 Public Safety and Judiciary Omnibus Bill, the task force aims to address the root causes of violence against Black women and girls and address systemic failures that leave so many cases unresolved.
At a press conference Monday, state Rep. Ruth Richardson spoke of the possibility in the current moment. She thanked...
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