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McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the  State Human  Rights Department is a bad idea

McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the State Human Rights Department is a bad idea

Apr. 28 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Last week, Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Executive Directory Edward McDonald responded to an audit release by the Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) in March (See MSR April...

Director defends Council on Black Minnesotans: ‘We’re doing it’

Director defends Council on Black Minnesotans: ‘We’re doing it’

Apr. 22 | ‘We’re growing our community. We’re determined.  We know we can do even more.’   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   In March, the Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) released their audit of Minnesota’s...

NAACP Labor Chair is ready to fight for jobs

NAACP Labor Chair is ready to fight for jobs

Apr. 21 | She says no one would call her a ‘well behaved’ woman The new faces of the Mpls NAACP: MSR’s story on the new officers of the Minneapolis Branch of the NAACP (“Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members,” Feb. 27) revealed among other things...

State auditor clarifies intent: Make ‘minority councils’ better,   more effective

State auditor clarifies intent: Make ‘minority councils’ better, more effective

Apr. 10 | Legislature, governor’s office partly to blame for problems   Second  of a  three-part story   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   In last week’s issue of the MSR, we detailed the points made by the Minnesota’s Office of the...

Given much, foundation manager is passionate about giving back

Given much, foundation manager is passionate about giving back

Apr. 9 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Tolá Oyewole is a self-described hard worker: “I am a hard worker almost to a fault,” she says. Over the years, many Twin Cities-area organizations and companies have benefited from Oyewole’s hard...

NanoDay returns to Sabathani Community Center

NanoDay returns to Sabathani Community Center

Apr. 2 |                 By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   On Saturday, April 5, the 3rd annual NanoDay event will return to the Sabathani Community Center.   What is NanoDay? NanoDay brings together...

Audit questions need for Council on Black Minnesotans

Audit questions need for Council on Black Minnesotans

Apr. 2 | Council director calls the report ‘flawed,’ its recommendations ‘a disgrace’   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Earlier this month, Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) released its annual audit of the four “minority...

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...

Race matters in efforts to curb gun violence

Race matters in efforts to curb gun violence

Mar. 20 | Group seeks to ‘reframe’ the debate to address racial disparities   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Leroy Duncan is an organizer with Protect Minnesota, a group of advocates, community leaders, activists and organizers committed...

Finding ‘a proper place in our current history’ for the NAACP

Finding ‘a proper place in our current history’ for the NAACP

Mar. 19 | The new faces of the Mpls NAACP MSR’s recent story on the new officers of the Minneapolis Branch of the NAACP (“Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members,” Feb. 27) revealed among other things that women now constitute a majority of the new leadership,...