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Fifty years of war on poverty

Fifty years of war on poverty

Aug. 23 | Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties marks a half-century of active service   From August 6 through August 8, Minnesota Community Action Partnership held its annual conference in Duluth, celebrating 50 years of...

Minnesota joins national observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Minnesota joins national observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Sep. 25 |               Governor Mark Dayton has declared Sept. 22 as Falls Prevention Awareness Day in Minnesota, making Minnesota among 47 states joining the national Falls Free Initiative to raise awareness of falls on...

Letter to the Editor: Persecutor of Malcolm X’s daughter to be next Minnesota supreme court justice — What’s wrong with this picture?

Letter to the Editor: Persecutor of Malcolm X’s daughter to be next Minnesota supreme court justice — What’s wrong with this picture?

Apr. 3 |     Governor Dayton has decided to appoint David Lillehaug to a seat on the Minnesota Supreme Court. I wish he wouldn’t. David Lillehaug is not entitled to be addressed as ”Your Honor” or ”The Honorable Justice” because his public...

Minnesota legislators work to finalize State health exchange — Democratic majority doesn’t make exchange a ‘slam dunk’

Minnesota legislators work to finalize State health exchange — Democratic majority doesn’t make exchange a ‘slam dunk’

Mar. 13 |     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that beginning in 2014, each state either must have a health exchange available that allows qualified individuals to buy coverage, or join with other states...

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...

Status quo fixes won’t stop the frightening violence

Status quo fixes won’t stop the frightening violence

Sep. 5 |   It is the elephant in the room that people don’t want to talk about: the ongoing street violence affecting so many African Americans in this country due to the dysfunctional institutions, leadership and policies that allow caste-like barriers...