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Former mayor to mayor-elect: Get public support for a change agenda

Former mayor to mayor-elect: Get public support for a change agenda

Nov. 20 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis in a few weeks will see a new mayor and several new faces on the city council. Betsy Hodges was elected the city’s first White female mayor, and the election also achieved three other “firsts”...

Sandwich Man serves food 363 days per year

Sandwich Man serves food 363 days per year

Sep. 19 | Retired teacher gives 1,600 sandwiches nightly to inner-city homeless    By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   The power of caring commitment is amazing. For instance it saw, in 2012 alone, 500,000 sandwiches donated to the hungry homeless...

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...

Clearly, Black Americans can succeed at anything

Clearly, Black Americans can succeed at anything

Jun. 12 |     To all of you feeding your children that fib that we are inferior to White people and will never be successful, please stop the madness. I was talking to someone last night who told me the reason we (African Americans) cannot succeed...

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...

Documentary sparks dialog on our future and our youth

Documentary sparks dialog on our future and our youth

Jul. 18 | By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer   Alexs Pate, left, and former Minneapolismayor Sharon Sayles BeltonPhoto by Jamal Denman On Thursday, June 28, the Minnesota Humanities Center in St. Paul held the second in its “Lunch and Learn” series,...

Community center honors 45 years  of S. Mpls Black history ‘We Are Sabathani’ cultural preservation project underway

Community center honors 45 years of S. Mpls Black history ‘We Are Sabathani’ cultural preservation project underway

Feb. 29 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis’ Southside Black community has a legacy worth noting. Civic leaders, business owners, musicians, doctors: all part of a rich legacy of Minneapolis’ Southside Black community not often...

Fundraiser to aid 20-year-old scholarship fund

Fundraiser to aid 20-year-old scholarship fund

Dec. 28 |     A fundraising party for the Jean M. Covington “Character Counts” Scholarship will be held Saturday, January 21, 4-7 pm, at the home of Steve and former Minneapolis mayor Sharon Sayles-Belton, 3233 Edmund Boulevard, Minneapolis. The...
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