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Mpls pursues a Racial Equity Action Plan

Mpls pursues a Racial Equity Action Plan

Jun. 23 | By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer   Led by 8th Ward Minneapolis City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden, a Racial Equity Action Plan for the City is in the planning and formation stages. It is expected to be implemented by a Racial Equity...

Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes celebrate sisterhood and bonding

Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes celebrate sisterhood and bonding

May. 1 | Local society chapter is 10 years strong and growing   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes’ members Clara Tims and Allie JacoxPhoto courtesy of Clara Tims The Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes’ April...

Redlining targets Black Minnesotans and neighborhoods

Redlining targets Black Minnesotans and neighborhoods

Apr. 22 | Wells Fargo leads pack according to U of M report on sub-prime lenders By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new University of Minnesota Law School study shows that Blacks and other communities of color and low-income residents in the Twin Cities...

A Minneapolis without disparities

A Minneapolis without disparities

Mar. 27 | Community groups, elected officials unite behind  this critical goal of city government By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   As many residents may or may not be aware, the City of Minneapolis is in the midst of an effort it calls Strategic...

City’s ‘Vision, Values, Goals  & Strategic Directions’ open to public comment

City’s ‘Vision, Values, Goals & Strategic Directions’ open to public comment

Mar. 12 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The public has until March 14 to submit comments on the City of Minneapolis’ proposed “Vision, Values, Goals & Strategic Directions” plan. If adopted — the City Council hopes to vote on it March 26...

Community organizers lay foundation for racial equity agenda in Minneapolis

Community organizers lay foundation for racial equity agenda in Minneapolis

Feb. 7 | OUR MPLS: strategic proposals aimed at keeping City leaders accountable to communities of color     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   With new leadership now at Minneapolis City Hall, a coalition of locally based organizations have developed...

MPD looking for ‘a whole  new breed of officer’

MPD looking for ‘a whole new breed of officer’

May. 1 |     Chief Janee Harteau expects cops to form relationships in the community   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau says she wants a “values-driven department,” which includes improving relations...

Mpls civil rights director to ‘ride herd’ on hiring goals

Mpls civil rights director to ‘ride herd’ on hiring goals

Apr. 10 |     But reporting specifically on hiring of Blacks still won’t happen     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   Minneapolis Civil Rights Director Velma Korbel pledged recently that her department will have a “distinct presence”...

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...

City election 2013 candidates face some tough funding issues — Paying for the Vikings stadium is chief among them

City election 2013 candidates face some tough funding issues — Paying for the Vikings stadium is chief among them

Dec. 19 |   The City of Minneapolis is preparing for the elections of 2013. It will, in all probability, be a very contentious election, with a three-term mayor on the political ropes. The key factor that will influence candidates to run and determine...