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Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Dec. 19 |   Effects would add more hurt to Great Recession’s impact    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Low- and moderate-income people will immediately be adversely affected if the country plunges over “the fiscal cliff” at the beginning...

Advocates of local Black business urge better-educated spending

Advocates of local Black business urge better-educated spending

May. 9 | Advocates of local Black business urge better-educated spending     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to a 2011 Nielsen consumers report, the U.S. Black population’s collective buying power is projected to be $1.1...

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...

Local law professor finds her calling in civil rights work

Local law professor finds her calling in civil rights work

Dec. 14 |     By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   On December 3, 2011, the Minnesota Jaycees organization held their Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans (TOYM) awards celebration at the Earle Brown Center in Brooklyn Park. Associate Professor...

Gang database  under review – Critics call for better way  to identify gang members

Gang database under review – Critics call for better way to identify gang members

Dec. 7 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The 1997 Minnesota Legislature mandated that a computerized criminal gang data system be set up to assist local law enforcement agencies statewide. The pros and cons of what became the Minnesota Criminal...