April 22 - George Floyd Square - E38th St. & Chicago Ave.
It was quiet at George Floyd Square as I took photographs around the area. A giant steel fist raised up over the square, murals of George, street painting, messages, and flowers. A little girl in a red jacket stopped in front of a large black & white mural of Floyd. She had come with her parents from Ohio to pay their respects. Two sisters posed in front of a brightly painted mural of Floyd. They had lived in the area years ago and came back to lay flowers at the square. I th
Vice President Walter Mondale
1980 - Vice President Walter Mondale along with (L to R) Eleanor, Joan, Ted and William as they receive their ballots to vote at the Afton Town Hall. President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Mondale lost the election to Republican candidates Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush.. This photo is part of a picture story I did on election judges at the Afton Town Hall. I choose the Afton Town Hall because it’s picturesque and that Vice President Mondale would vote there. I talked
April 14 - Minnesota Nation Guard Again at the Capitol
Minnesota National Guard soldiers use the basement of the Capitol as a staging area as part of Operation Safety Net before receiving their assignments around the building and grounds. The National Guard will support Operation Safety Net with approximately 3,000 soldiers on duty to assist local authorities to maintain the peace around the metro area, primarily in Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center and St. Paul. About 100 National Guard members were stationed in Brooklyn Park to guar