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Fight for ‘health equities’ went to state capitol

Fight for ‘health equities’ went to state capitol

May. 27 | By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer   Until recently, health equities has not been a subject in Minnesota that has received a lot of publicized attention. It represents the goal of groups working to address the health inequities that are well...

Dialogue now focused on how best to strengthen, not eliminate,  state ethnic councils

Dialogue now focused on how best to strengthen, not eliminate, state ethnic councils

May. 21 | No final decision expected until the 2014-15 legislative session   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   As previously reported in the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, the legislative audit of the Minnesota councils of color created quite a stir,...

Moving from Tolerance to Allophilia:

Moving from Tolerance to Allophilia:

Apr. 30 | Expand Human Rights Enforcement in Minnesota   By the Council on Black Minnesotans Fifty years ago, on July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson displayed courage and innovation by taking the unprecedented national step to attack the heart of...

McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the  State Human  Rights Department is a bad idea

McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the State Human Rights Department is a bad idea

Apr. 28 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Last week, Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Executive Directory Edward McDonald responded to an audit release by the Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) in March (See MSR April...

Director defends Council on Black Minnesotans: ‘We’re doing it’

Director defends Council on Black Minnesotans: ‘We’re doing it’

Apr. 22 | ‘We’re growing our community. We’re determined.  We know we can do even more.’   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   In March, the Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) released their audit of Minnesota’s...

State auditor clarifies intent: Make ‘minority councils’ better,   more effective

State auditor clarifies intent: Make ‘minority councils’ better, more effective

Apr. 10 | Legislature, governor’s office partly to blame for problems   Second  of a  three-part story   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   In last week’s issue of the MSR, we detailed the points made by the Minnesota’s Office of the...

Audit questions need for Council on Black Minnesotans

Audit questions need for Council on Black Minnesotans

Apr. 2 | Council director calls the report ‘flawed,’ its recommendations ‘a disgrace’   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Earlier this month, Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) released its annual audit of the four “minority...

Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members

Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members

Feb. 26 | New leaders say their mission includes no time for negativity     By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   The Minneapolis NAACP meeting, held on February 22, was the first membership meeting following the organization’s election of new...

Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Feb. 12 |                 By Lucinda Jesson and Edward McDonald Guest Commentators     Black History Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the rich accomplishments of African Americans. Many of the 311,000...

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Feb. 12 | During February, Black History Month, the Minnesota Department of Human Services, the Council on Black Minnesotans, and several nonprofit and community organizations are working together to encourage families to adopt children waiting in the foster...
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