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Concentration of Level 3 sex offenders on North Side ‘dumping ground’ opposed

Concentration of Level 3 sex offenders on North Side ‘dumping ground’ opposed

Jul. 3 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections’ (DOC) latest reporting, there are 1,428 total sex offenders in the state. Of the 134 registered Level 3 Sex Offenders (L3SOs) in Minneapolis,...

Women of color wield decisive power in this election

Women of color wield decisive power in this election

Oct. 31 |   Voter ID, marriage amendment impact Black women News Analysis By Dwight Hobbes 
 Contributing Writer   Barack Obama’s 2008 candidacy for president, it goes without saying, motivated the highest rate of voter registration among African...

Local Black scholars screen, critique film on 1963 Children’s Crusade

Local Black scholars screen, critique film on 1963 Children’s Crusade

Oct. 3 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Re-enactments of true events in documentaries are common practice. University of Minnesota professors Rose Brewer and John Wright both were critical of the use of re-enactments in Mighty Times: The Children’s...

Minnesotans march  for Trayvon Martin

Minnesotans march for Trayvon Martin

Apr. 4 |     Attendees call for a ‘new beginning’ on solidarity, an end to racial profiling By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   Thousands last week peacefully stood, marched, sang and chanted outside University of Minnesota’s Northrop...

Marches honored legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Marches honored legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan. 18 |   The traditional St. Paul MLK Day March began at 10 am in front of Central High School. Congressman Keith Ellison addressed the crowd of about 1,200 prior to the march. March leaders included Governor Mark Dayton, U.S. Senators Al Franken and...