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A Civil Rights and faith leader passes from the American scene

A Civil Rights and faith leader passes from the American scene

Jul. 13 | As discussed last week, the Rev. Dr. Lillian Anthony was the first Director of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department, appointed in late 1967 by then Mayor Arthur Naftalin. Dr. Anthony quietly passed from this life at her home in Louisville, Kentucky,...

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Jan. 29 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer Matt Little is gone, leaving a legendary legacy. He was widely renowned and will be well remembered as a Civil Rights Era icon who held a soul-deep commitment to empowering the African American community....

Black Christians are hypocritical to deny LGBT civil rights

Black Christians are hypocritical to deny LGBT civil rights

Oct. 3 |   This letter is a response to the article “Marriage amendment divides Black Christians” [MSR, Sept. 20]. The division among “Black Christians” is the key phrase. Black Christians in favor of the marriage amendment are making a grave...

Can Minneapolis taxpayers afford the CRA?

Can Minneapolis taxpayers afford the CRA?

Feb. 29 |     Is it too expensive for the average citizen?   The Star Tribune story “New names, old pains on Minneapolis police review panel,” February 20, 2012, reported on what we have reported on for a decade: the slow, continued collapse...