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City of Mpls committed to Northside economic growth projects

City of Mpls committed to Northside economic growth projects

Feb. 27 | Jobs, housing, support services for local residents is top priority for CPED   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The City of Minneapolis has recently committed to help businesses and affordable housing growth in North Minneapolis, according...

Alarming ‘retirement racial divide’ could  leave millions of Black elders at risk

Alarming ‘retirement racial divide’ could leave millions of Black elders at risk

Jan. 22 | AARP pushes for state retirement savings plan to bridge the gap By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Are working-age Blacks and other people of color preparing themselves for retirement? A new study by the National Institute of Retirement Security (NIRS)...

Mayor-elect looks ahead to new job: ‘I’m very, very excited’

Mayor-elect looks ahead to new job: ‘I’m very, very excited’

Dec. 18 | First order of business: addressing the racial achievement gap   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Betsy Hodges remarked last week that she doesn’t recall ever before meeting in the small den-like room on the third floor of City Hall....

Can foreign investors rescue North Minneapolis?

Can foreign investors rescue North Minneapolis?

Nov. 6 | New proposal would match Asian employers with Black workforce   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Is foreign investment the key to economic development in North Minneapolis? The jointly created Twin Cities Regional Center (TCRC) by Asian Media...

Mayoral Candidate Bob Fine: 16-year Minneapolis Park Board commissioner

Mayoral Candidate Bob Fine: 16-year Minneapolis Park Board commissioner

Oct. 30 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   “I’ve grown up in Minneapolis my entire life,” says mayoral candidate Bob Fine, who pledges to reduce property taxes by five percent. “I’ve always been a big promoter [of North Minneapolis, where he...

Twin Cities Black Film Festival 2013 local filmmakers

Twin Cities Black Film Festival 2013 local filmmakers

Oct. 9 |   (Part one in a series of articles about the Twin Cities Black Film Festival) By Charles Hallman Staff writer   Local filmmakers were featured at this year’s Twin Cities Black Film Festival (TCBFF).  The MSR was in attendance at the...

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

Aug. 14 |   First of a two-part story   By Lauretta Dawolo Towns Contributing Writer Last spring’s edition of Connect, a quarterly newsletter of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), announced a major...

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids  to grow future leaders

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids to grow future leaders

Aug. 14 |       The idea for the Run & Shoot High School Basketball League came about three years ago, says its founder-director. He didn’t know at the time where it would lead. When Dunwoody Academy moved into North High’s building in...

Project Sweetie Pie: Teens get fresh food in North Minneapolis

Project Sweetie Pie: Teens get fresh food in North Minneapolis

Aug. 7 |     By Stephanie Fox Contributing Writer   It began in 2010, with sweet potato pies and a new idea. The new idea was to create sustainable agriculture in the heart of the city, letting kids learn to grow vegetables and then (the new...

All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

Aug. 7 |     The Minnesota Twins last week kicked off the team’s apparent year-long promotional blitz on their hosting of the 2014 All-Star Game. It is their third time being hosts at three different venues: the old and gone Metropolitan Stadium...