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Posts tagged with "people of color"

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Jan. 15 |   The only thing I like about a proposed “Eddie Robinson Rule” for college sports hiring is that it is being named for the late Grambling football coach. Otherwise, if the proposed law is modeled after the NFL’s Rooney Rule, I’m afraid...

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case:  ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ —  MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case: ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ — MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

Aug. 14 |             By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Historically, many local Blacks believe that no matter what evidence is presented, nothing happens to Minneapolis police officers for misconduct against people...

Cherryhomes trashed Fifth Ward’s records — Missing files raised questions of impropriety, legality

Cherryhomes trashed Fifth Ward’s records — Missing files raised questions of impropriety, legality

Jun. 12 |   By Jerry Freeman Community Editor   In view of former city council president Jackie Cherryhomes’ return to the political scene with her current mayoral campaign, we are reprinting, with the author’s permission, this story that appeared...

Cherryhomes’ reign of shame

Cherryhomes’ reign of shame

Jun. 5 |     By Jerry Freeman Guest Commentator   In view of the former city council president Jackie Cherryhomes’ return to the political scene with her current mayoral campaign, the MSR is reprinting, with the author’s permission, a commentary...

NCAA grant targets sports admin glass ceiling St. Paul native calls Augsburg job ‘a perfect fit’

NCAA grant targets sports admin glass ceiling St. Paul native calls Augsburg job ‘a perfect fit’

Jan. 9 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Jennifer Jacobs is among the few Black females in the Twin Cities currently working in athletic administration. She is finding it “a perfect fit” for her. Jacobs, a St. Paul native, was named assistant...

Five million people of color made voting history in 2008

Five million people of color made voting history in 2008

Sep. 26 | Will voting trend continue in 2012? By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) approximately five million more voters, including Blacks, Latinos and Asians, went to the polls in the historic 2008...

‘War on terror’ targets people of color

‘War on terror’ targets people of color

Dec. 7 |     A Hollywood casting crew is coming to the Twin Cities looking for Somali actors and extras for a movie about the kidnapping of an American by Somali pirates that ended with U.S. military snipers killing the Somali kidnappers. Tom Hanks...
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