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MPD chief a no-show at community forum on police violence

MPD chief a no-show at community forum on police violence

Sep. 27 | Harteau’s absence attributed to ‘public safety’ threats   By Khymyle Mims Contributing Writer This past Thursday night, citizens from across the city gathered at the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis to take part in a “listening...

What we know now…

What we know now…

May. 19 | We’ve learned that to the State, the families of incarcerated men and women are a source of extra taxes for prison budgets   By Sharon Brooks Guest Commentator   It is no secret that a lot of Black people, particularly young Black men but...

Minneapolis NAACP on the move?

Minneapolis NAACP on the move?

Dec. 26 |   Congratulations to the Rev. Jerry McAfee, newly elected president of the Minneapolis branch of the NAACP, and to the new board members. This is an auspicious time. We just celebrated the life of Nelson Mandela, a man who proved a Black man...

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Black Minnesotans lobby at the State Capitol

Mar. 27 |   Can the new ‘Black agenda’ move the community forward?    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There was nothing new revealed last week during the Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Lobby Day at the State Capitol presenting their Black...

Marriage amendment divides Black Christians

Marriage amendment divides Black Christians

Sep. 20 |   Local Black clergy on opposite sides express their views   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer The issue of same-sex marriage has been a controversial one for Black people, especially after President Barack Obama expressed his opinion on...

Contract for Student Achievement can  transform our public schools

Contract for Student Achievement can transform our public schools

Nov. 16 |     Today the Black community has an opportunity to take real leadership in ending our cities’ persistent educational crisis. We have an opportunity to change the game by impacting the negotiations that are currently happening between...