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Energy coop uses lantern workshops to bring families, communities together

Energy coop uses lantern workshops to bring families, communities together

Feb. 19 | By Raymond Jackson Contributing Writer   Communities of Light Cooperative is a self-sufficiency, training and assessment organization whose first product is solar energy-related. In 2009 an organization named Communities of Light was formed by several...

Boys & Girls Clubs a safe place for kids to go

Boys & Girls Clubs a safe place for kids to go

Nov. 20 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     A locally based restaurant chain recently raised money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help support its youth sports and other related programs. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Buffalo Wild...

Family of Terrance Franklin: ‘We will fight’

Family of Terrance Franklin: ‘We will fight’

Oct. 2 | Attorney suspects cover-up of one officer’s ‘anger decision’  By Charles Hallman Staff Writer    Click here for Terrence Franklin autopsy report file   After a grand jury decision to not bring charges against Minneapolis police...

2013 Southside Reunion photo gallery!

2013 Southside Reunion photo gallery!

Aug. 27 | Check out the photos from this year’s Southside Reunion! Southside Reunion, 2013 ◄ Back ...

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...

MSR Brief: Closed meeting of Sabathani board gives rise to speculation

MSR Brief: Closed meeting of Sabathani board gives rise to speculation

Jul. 10 |   Community members are asking what is going on lately at Sabathani Community Center as rumors circulate on the topic of recent meetings closed to the public. “People are asking questions,” admits Art Serotoff, who works inside the longtime...

Park Board embraces change in response to changing communities — Outreach director says cultural competency now a basic staff expectation

Park Board embraces change in response to changing communities — Outreach director says cultural competency now a basic staff expectation

Jun. 19 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Minneapolis is vastly different today than a couple of decades ago as the city’s population has grown with more persons of color. Is the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board (MPRB)...

Terrance Franklin’s death demands justice

Terrance Franklin’s death demands justice

Jun. 12 |     The recent killing of Terrence Franklin by Minneapolis police by shooting him in the back of the head five times and in the back twice fits the pattern of police abuse of their powers. Those of us who have been around or haven’t been...

There’s no love in the gang

There’s no love in the gang

May. 8 |   Summer’s coming soon — time for any conscious or concerned parents to make a decision. Young boys and girls must make a decision, too. There’s no love in street organization or what people call gangs. It’s time to step away, get out...

Mpls civil rights director to ‘ride herd’ on hiring goals

Mpls civil rights director to ‘ride herd’ on hiring goals

Apr. 10 |     But reporting specifically on hiring of Blacks still won’t happen     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   Minneapolis Civil Rights Director Velma Korbel pledged recently that her department will have a “distinct presence”...