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Heroin Town Hall July 31

Heroin Town Hall July 31

Jul. 28 | By Rich Stanek Guest Commentator Dear Residents, On July 31, at 6:30 pm, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Bishop Richard D. Howell Jr. and Minneapolis faith leaders, will host a town hall meeting at Shiloh Temple International...

Equity in light rail postponed again

Equity in light rail postponed again

May. 22 | The Star Tribune ran stories last week about light rail in the metro area. The real interpretation: purposeful denial, again, of light rail equity for North Minneapolis. Star Tribune reported, May 12, 2014, that African Americans believe North Minneapolis...

Cookie Cart creates pathway for future entrepreneurs

Cookie Cart creates pathway for future entrepreneurs

May. 16 | Renovation will make business more environmentally friendly By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer     In the late 80’s and early 90’s, the world, the economy, the people and the way of living was vastly different from the way that...

Poverty and the criminal justice system are intimately related

Poverty and the criminal justice system are intimately related

May. 6 | One of the most critical, yet often overlooked aspects of poverty in this nation is the escalating incarceration rate of American citizens. The Justice Policy Institute notes that since 1970, the number of incarcerated Americans has grown nearly eight-fold...

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

May. 2 | Cookie Cart’s Simone and Ali hard at work on recycling. Cookie Cart, a Minneapolis bakery and nonprofit organization, received a $10,000 recycling grant in January, along with 10 other Hennepin County businesses and organizations. Now they’ll...

Request for Sub-Bid SBE  – S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc.

Request for Sub-Bid SBE – S.M. Hentges & Sons Inc.

Apr. 16 |                 Request for Sub-Bid SBE    Project: Peavey Channel Bridge Reconstruction SAP # 027-597-007, 098-594-0001 Wayzata, MN   Section;         Your Item Bid Date:         April 22,...

Referral numbers suggest Hennepin County bias against culturally specific providers

Referral numbers suggest Hennepin County bias against culturally specific providers

Apr. 9 | By Brandon Jones Contributing Writer     In our conversations about injustice and systemic racism, we tend to focus on individuals who have been mistreated. Whether we are speaking about current police brutality incidents, something that...

Gary Cunningham gives back, as his uncle Moe taught him

Gary Cunningham gives back, as his uncle Moe taught him

Mar. 14 | The ‘one story’ of European colonialism informs his work By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Minneapolis-native Gary Cunningham’s career has been long and varied, and his résumé reads like a “Who’s Who” of local government...

Former State Rep. candidate talks about Black leadership

Former State Rep. candidate talks about Black leadership

Sep. 27 | Terra Cole says MN ‘good old boys’ political structure not supportive of women By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Is there a generational gap in local Black leadership? When recently asked, Terra Cole pointed out that she believes there is. With...

Help! They’re trying to get away with a crime — possibly murder!

Help! They’re trying to get away with a crime — possibly murder!

Jul. 10 |     A crime has been committed in Minneapolis and Hennepin County, and those who are charged with running the city, Mayor R.T. Rybak, the Minneapolis City Council the Hennepin County commissioners, the attorney general, the Chamber of Commerce,...