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Mpls park board, along with City, addresses inequities

Mpls park board, along with City, addresses inequities

Sep. 29 | Park board retiree says his former coworkers are running scared   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A former Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MPRB) employee earlier this year emailed all nine park board commissioners, expressing concern...

MPD chief a no-show at community forum on police violence

MPD chief a no-show at community forum on police violence

Sep. 27 | Harteau’s absence attributed to ‘public safety’ threats   By Khymyle Mims Contributing Writer This past Thursday night, citizens from across the city gathered at the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis to take part in a “listening...

Abusers not restricted to Black athletes

Abusers not restricted to Black athletes

Sep. 27 |   The average American sports fan typically is quick to judge, uses broad moral brushes in drawing conclusions, has selective ant-length memories, and vainly displays outrage whenever a Black person does something negative, whether speculative...

WNBA season wrap-up: More than great players needed to raise ratings

WNBA season wrap-up: More than great players needed to raise ratings

Sep. 20 |               Was the just-completed 2014 WNBA campaign, where only three of 12 clubs finished with winning records, a step back competitively speaking? “I’m not worried about that,” said President Laurel...

Mpls park board, along with City, addresses inequities

Mpls park board, along with City, addresses inequities

Sep. 17 | Outreach department works to reconcile cultural differences   By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer First of a two-part story Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges since her election nearly a year ago has made racial equity a cornerstone of her administration....

Roberto Clemente’s family keeps his legend alive

Roberto Clemente’s family keeps his legend alive

Sep. 11 | The surviving members of the Roberto Clemente and Jackie Robinson families respectively are regularly introduced as baseball royalty. It’s rightly deserved. “It is recognition of our parents,” says Luis Roberto Clemente, one of Roberto and Vera’s...

Longtime friends from Puerto Rico  reunite on Gopher volleyball team

Longtime friends from Puerto Rico reunite on Gopher volleyball team

Sep. 10 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2014-15 school and sports year, the MSR...

BLACK CAUCUS DISCUSSES STRATEGIES  FOR DFL ACCOUNTABILITY

BLACK CAUCUS DISCUSSES STRATEGIES FOR DFL ACCOUNTABILITY

Sep. 10 | Community members want more than talk — they’re ready for action   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   All DFL candidates should “represent” Black issues, says a member of the DFL African American Caucus, one of 14 recognized special-interest...

TRIO teaches high school students the culture of college

TRIO teaches high school students the culture of college

Sep. 6 | Program director’s personal experiences inform her work with youth   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minerva Muñoz’s main mission is to help as many prospective first-generation college students as possible get ready for post-secondary...

A ‘hidden level of government’ few understand: county boards

A ‘hidden level of government’ few understand: county boards

Sep. 4 | Hennepin’s board lacks the diversity of those it represents   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Three of the seven Hennepin County Commissioner seats are up for election this November. If more people understood the importance of these positions,...
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