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Stenglein takes on task of making downtown safe for all

Stenglein takes on task of making downtown safe for all

Jun. 6 |     A May 30 Star Tribune article, “Stenglein builds on strengths,” announced Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Stenglein becoming CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council. (“…some 300 downtown businesses and large regional companies,”...

More than ever, all-Black sports  radio’s time has come

More than ever, all-Black sports radio’s time has come

May. 16 |     A Spanish all-sports station may soon debut in New York City. Yet there’s still not an all-Black sports radio station anywhere in this country, neither on terrestrial regular radio nor on the nation’s only satellite radio service,...

It all started with  Dave Winfield

It all started with Dave Winfield

May. 16 |     Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Twin Cities’ two cities, are very close in population and size and just 15 minutes apart. One is known for being the place to be, where most everything goes on; the other is the Capital city where all...

Vikings stadium should  require Community  Benefits Agreement

Vikings stadium should require Community Benefits Agreement

May. 16 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Editor’s note: The Minnesota Legislature last week approved a Minnesota Vikings stadium bill. The team agreed to pay 49 percent ($477 million) of the building costs, but the City...

America is on a racial ‘Razor’s Edge’

America is on a racial ‘Razor’s Edge’

Apr. 18 |     Will entrenched injustices cut us to pieces?   The death of Trayvon Martin on February 26 was not just another event in America’s troubled and tainted history of abusing the rights of African Americans. The controversy surrounding...

Hiring mandates must be   in place for Viking  stadium project

Hiring mandates must be in place for Viking stadium project

Apr. 4 |     Are job opportunity plans for Blacks mandated and in place for the Vikings stadium project and the development to take place around it? If yes, let’s see it. If no, set a date for revealing the mandates of a hiring compliance plan. A...

Discontent erupts in early spring violence

Discontent erupts in early spring violence

Mar. 21 | MPD takes possession of Civilian Review Authority   On the international scene last year, the Arab Spring brought an offensive of hope for positive change in the Middle East, led by the young and unemployed. It also brought an offensive uprising...

Police unions turn to Republicans for help

Police unions turn to Republicans for help

Mar. 7 |     Rybak administration and Civil Rights Department blindsided   One wonders how long it took the Rybak administration to realize the powerful Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis had turned to the Republican majority in the Minnesota...

The life of  Sally Fitzgerald

The life of Sally Fitzgerald

Mar. 7 |     Pardon me if I’m not walking straight these days for the first time in my life. I understand now what pain my sons have been going through since April 2003. Ms. Sally Fitzgerald, 78, my beloved mother, died February 22 during Black...

Can Minneapolis taxpayers afford the CRA?

Can Minneapolis taxpayers afford the CRA?

Feb. 29 |     Is it too expensive for the average citizen?   The Star Tribune story “New names, old pains on Minneapolis police review panel,” February 20, 2012, reported on what we have reported on for a decade: the slow, continued collapse...