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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...

MPD Chief Dolan hits back—Attempts by subordinates and the Civil Rights Department to oust him fail

MPD Chief Dolan hits back—Attempts by subordinates and the Civil Rights Department to oust him fail

Feb. 22 |   It is clear that Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) Chief Tim Dolan has known that many of the recommendations coming from the Civilian Review Authority (CRA) were based on incompetence and dishonesty. So when an incompetent and dishonest...

Black jobs promised on Vikings  stadium construction

Black jobs promised on Vikings stadium construction

Feb. 15 |     Who will ensure the promises are kept?   Mayor R.T. Rybak stated in his February 6 press conference that he was pressing hard for the Minneapolis City Council to support his dream of a Vikings stadium near the Metrodome. (Star Tribune,...

Nonprofit founder receives national honor

Nonprofit founder receives national honor

Feb. 1 |     Guidance of elders, engaging parents keys to NdCAD’s success   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer The Champions of Change program, created as part of President Barack Obama’s Winning the Future initiative, recently honored Gevonee...

Aftermath of abuse:  The end is only the beginning of healing time

Aftermath of abuse: The end is only the beginning of healing time

Feb. 1 |   HOBBES IN THE HOUSE By Dwight Hobbes If you’ve left an abusive relationship, congratulations, first and foremost. It could not have been easy. Unless it was a situation where, soon as he or she put her hands on you, you said “Adios,”...

The road to re-election—The president’s State of the Union message

The road to re-election—The president’s State of the Union message

Feb. 1 |       The president’s “A Blueprint for an America Built to Last” State of the Union speech, on January 24, 2012, was a brilliant send-off for 2012 voters. The president, well prepared, vision clear, broad and inclusive, offered...

Task force prepares for Affordable Care Act provisions

Task force prepares for Affordable Care Act provisions

Feb. 1 |     Group offers recommendations to ensure health disparities are addressed By Charles Hallman Staff Writer One of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) major provisions is the creation of insurance exchanges or state-based marketplaces for...

NCAA contenders looked like Black colleges

NCAA contenders looked like Black colleges

Jan. 25 | But they were not, nor do Black athletes or  Black colleges share in the sport wealth   A week ago, tens of millions of Americans (with millions more around the world) tuned into the NCAA BCS national championship football game, played at the...

Only in the NFL:  super rematch!

Only in the NFL: super rematch!

Jan. 25 |     Storylines can sometimes make you scratch your head in disbelief. One such story is that of two brothers, John and Jim Harbaugh, both head football coaches of two of the 12 NFL teams that qualified for the 2012 playoffs, getting their...

A good man departs public service — Fire Chief Alex Jackson to step down Feb. 29, 2012

A good man departs public service — Fire Chief Alex Jackson to step down Feb. 29, 2012

Jan. 18 |     When Minneapolis Fire Department (MFD) Chief Alex Jackson announced his retirement two weeks ago, it was not necessarily surprising to us in this corner. We saw it coming as far back as April 2010 in the rush to judgment over the April...