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Proud dad’s encouragement pays off

Proud dad’s encouragement pays off

Oct. 3 | After a recent 47-25 loss to St. Paul Central in a nonconference football game, Minneapolis Washburn defensive back KIRK BROWN wasn’t in the mood to talk to anyone — not even his father. “What did I tell you?” SEAN BROWN said to his son as...

Black firefighters fear fewer Blacks on force

Black firefighters fear fewer Blacks on force

Feb. 6 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The Minneapolis Fire Department last month began its first firefighters’ class in seven years. However, only one of the 12 new hires is Black, which has several Black firefighters wondering if the...