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Time for change on Hennepin board

Time for change on Hennepin board

Aug. 13 | By Don Allen Guest Commentator    For 160 years, since it’s beginning, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners has never included an African American. This is telling in itself on how community members are ignored by big government. We,...

Providers call for investigation of referral process they consider unfair

Providers call for investigation of referral process they consider unfair

Apr. 9 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Hennepin County residents seeking chemical health assistance are offered “culturally competent and specific” programs to meet their needs, according to County officials. But providers of culturally specific...

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...