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End Minnesota’s high prison phone rates

End Minnesota’s high prison phone rates

Mar. 13 |   By Dr. Artika R. Tyner Guest Commentator   In Minnesota, 15,000 children are losing contact with a mother or father in prison due to the extremely high cost of prison phone calls. The cost for one 15-minute collect phone call from a prison...

Don’t jeopardize stronger families  and safer  communities

Don’t jeopardize stronger families and safer communities

Jun. 5 |     By Artika R. Tyner Guest Commentator   Martha Wright is an 87-year-old grandmother and a retired nurse. When her grandson, Ulandis Forte, went to prison in 1994, she was determined to keep in touch. Wright knew her grandson had...

Who’s honing Twin Cities’ media focus? Blacks in management still a rarity in local television, radio news

Who’s honing Twin Cities’ media focus? Blacks in management still a rarity in local television, radio news

Dec. 12 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Blacks are barely represented on the air and in management at Twin Cities television and radio stations. The MSRrecently examined four local station websites — WCCO (Channel 4), KSTP (Channel 5), KMSP (Channel...