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St. Paul’s NAACP head aims to leave the world a little better place

St. Paul’s NAACP head aims to leave the world a little better place

Jul. 17 | By Khymyle Mims Contributing Writer   “You got some people who are in it for the notoriety. You got some people who are in it for a specific cause, and they don’t go outside their cause. And you got some people in it that shouldn’t be in...

NAACP, St. Paul teachers team up to address Brown’s unfinished business

NAACP, St. Paul teachers team up to address Brown’s unfinished business

Jun. 4 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The St. Paul NAACP branch and the St. Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) recently have joined forces to work on local education issues. “We started talking this [past] winter” with the NAACP on working on...

Ramsey county attorney orders study: juvenile sentencing disparity

Ramsey county attorney orders study: juvenile sentencing disparity

Sep. 25 |               Once again, this columnist takes on the silent danger to Blacks in our community. We have heard a lot of discourse over the years about Black male versus White male adults being incarcerated for similar...

Nat’l NAACP president motivates audience to action

Nat’l NAACP president motivates audience to action

Oct. 17 |   Activist makes commitment to help solve problems facing local Blacks By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   National NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous says that Minnesota “is more like Mississippi than it should be.” Having once worked...

Gang database  under review – Critics call for better way  to identify gang members

Gang database under review – Critics call for better way to identify gang members

Dec. 7 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The 1997 Minnesota Legislature mandated that a computerized criminal gang data system be set up to assist local law enforcement agencies statewide. The pros and cons of what became the Minnesota Criminal...