African American 'history makers at home' honored Walter Q Bear Banks


(FOX 9) - Minneapolis African American leaders and change-makers are taking home a special honor from the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights.

Deborah Watts, co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation
• Dr. Yohuru Williams, distinguished university chair, history professor and founding director of the Racial Justice Initiative at the University of St. Thomas
• Dr. Rachel Hardeman, reproductive health equity researcher and associate professor in the division of health policy and management at the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health
• Minneapolis Fire Chief Bryan Tyner, the second black chief in the department's history and a 25-year veteran of the department
• Mohammed Lawal, CEO and principal architect of Lawal Scott Erickson Architects, Inc.,... Read more


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