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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,...

Black suspensions more than double other students’ in suburban schools

Black suspensions more than double other students’ in suburban schools

May. 8 |     Hopkins students feel disrespected by school officials   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     On April 26, Black Hopkins high school students walked out during the school’s last hour of the day. They complained of unfair...

Hold government, business accountable for keeping our youth from street madness

Hold government, business accountable for keeping our youth from street madness

Mar. 27 | In Minneapolis and St. Paul, it’s time to build opportunity for the African American children. It’s clear that all the recreational things other communities have make a difference in a youth’s life. To begin with, we’ve got to have some real...

Hennepin County creates special team to improve community outreach

Hennepin County creates special team to improve community outreach

Mar. 13 | (l-r) Abdi Mohamed, Deputy Betsy Aune,Sergeant Derwin EllisPhoto courtesy of Hennepin County The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has announced a new Community Engagement Team they say will expand outreach efforts in diverse communities and directly...

Amicus Radius rescues girls from dead-end futures

Amicus Radius rescues girls from dead-end futures

Feb. 13 |   Every year they help hundreds of girls bypass the ‘probation pipeline’ By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   “Amicus Radius, honored as 2012 Program of the Year by Minnesota Women’s Consortium…, works with teenage girls involved...

Stadium equity plan not yet a reality

Stadium equity plan not yet a reality

Jan. 16 |   Is a 32 percent people-of-color workforce goal overly optimistic?   News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The plans are in full swing for the new $975 million Vikings stadium. And yet again many in the Black community hold...