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What I experienced working for the City of Minneapolis

What I experienced working for the City of Minneapolis

Dec. 10 | By Theodis A. Ray Guest Commentator I had been working with the City of Minneapolis for six years and 11 months before I was discharged on July 3, 2014. I started in solid waste in 2007, then went to utility billing in February 2008. I was a customer...

The violence just won’t go away

The violence just won’t go away

Jul. 30 | Mpls, Indianapolis and Chicago at the crossroad   “Murderapolis continues to flourish” was our column headline, September 26, 2011. We, as Chicago, Indianapolis, and other cities, are at a crossroads: Choose between the protection and prosperity...

Heroin Town Hall July 31

Heroin Town Hall July 31

Jul. 28 | By Rich Stanek Guest Commentator Dear Residents, On July 31, at 6:30 pm, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Bishop Richard D. Howell Jr. and Minneapolis faith leaders, will host a town hall meeting at Shiloh Temple International...

Images from the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Images from the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Jul. 19 | Photos from 2014 MLB All-Star Gameday All photos by Charles Hallman [nggallery id=76] Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit...

Jerry Gamble’s re-built activity center ceremony

Jerry Gamble’s re-built activity center ceremony

Jul. 18 | Photos from the Jerry Gamble’s re-built activity center ceremony All photos by Onika Nicole Craven and Charles Hallman [nggallery id=74] Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share...

Mpls pursues a Racial Equity Action Plan

Mpls pursues a Racial Equity Action Plan

Jun. 23 | By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer   Led by 8th Ward Minneapolis City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden, a Racial Equity Action Plan for the City is in the planning and formation stages. It is expected to be implemented by a Racial Equity...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Jun. 18 | Rock the Garden 2014 Featuring De La Soul, Lizzo, Best Coast, Dessa, Valerie June, and more. Sat.-Sun., June 21-22, 3-10 pm Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Go to http://rockthegarden2014.com or call 612-375-7600 for more information   Ordway...

Family, community mourn loss of 17-year-old shooting victim

Family, community mourn loss of 17-year-old shooting victim

Jun. 3 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Using a bullhorn brought by K.G. Wilson of Hope Ministries, 17-year-old Nehemiah Steverson’s stepmother Nekisha Bowman pleaded to the gathering outside their North Minneapolis home Monday, “If you know something,...

South West Light Rail advocates see gains  for communities of color

South West Light Rail advocates see gains for communities of color

Jun. 3 | By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   As Hennepin County and the Metropolitan Council prepare to hear the public’s thoughts on the proposed South West Light Rail Transit (SWLRT), the effort to secure it has created some strange bedfellows. The...

MSR’s ‘Only One’ at the NCAA softball regionals

MSR’s ‘Only One’ at the NCAA softball regionals

May. 22 | After a long winter, our “Only One” reporter finally got out and spent last weekend as the only Black media member in the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium press box at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional softball tournament at the University of Minnesota....