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Posts tagged with "Council on Black Minnesotan’s"

The MSR 2013 year in review

The MSR 2013 year in review

Dec. 26 | The local Black press continues to publish stories “from our own lens”   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer This year, 2013, was historic as well as a year-long full of highs and lows: Two MSR reporters were among the national and international...

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Mar. 27 |   Can the new ‘Black agenda’ move the community forward?    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There was nothing new revealed last week during the Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Lobby Day at the State Capitol presenting their Black...

Council on Black Minnesotans has new director, new agenda, new vision to get beyond tolerance

Council on Black Minnesotans has new director, new agenda, new vision to get beyond tolerance

Mar. 13 |           Edward McDonaldPhoto by James L. Stroud, Jr. By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   In October 2012, Edward McDonald was appointed director of the Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM). The process began when he...

Racial Equity Report Card and legislative agenda announced

Racial Equity Report Card and legislative agenda announced

Feb. 13 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Organizing Apprenticeship Project (OAP) called January 30 for a statewide racial equity agenda. It was introduced along with the organization’s seventh annual Racial Equity Report Card during a rally at...

We need more Black women leading  our organizations

We need more Black women leading our organizations

Jan. 4 |   In my last column, I asked a very good question: What is Black leadership? I asked a good question; therefore, I’ll provide good answers. As promised, part two follows, and the pleasure of reading will be all yours. All right — got my humor...

Council on Black Minnesotans must be saved

Council on Black Minnesotans must be saved

Dec. 7 |   Its potential influence at the legislature is exactly what our community needs now   In this column we will discuss the recent issue surrounding the Council on Black Minnesotan’s (CBM). The mission of CBM according to their website is...