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Toxic and corrupt environment  in civil rights department

Toxic and corrupt environment in civil rights department

Apr. 9 | Retaliation continues in the department I now call the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Misconduct. Former employees of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department affirmed this in testifying to its “toxic” environment at the March 19 hearing...

Nine hundred complaints disappear

Nine hundred complaints disappear

Mar. 20 | Only 16 cases under investigation   The Police Misconduct Board operates under the custody and control of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department. The Police Misconduct Board has hired a significant number of attorneys over the last year. They...

Mpls police attempt to sully character of Terrance Franklin

Mpls police attempt to sully character of Terrance Franklin

Mar. 13 | News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The Star Tribune headlines read “New DNA evidence in Franklin case” and “Terrance Franklin DNA tied to gun.” The headlines referenced a press conference held by Minneapolis police last...

When bribery and corruption causes death!

When bribery and corruption causes death!

Feb. 26 | In the deaths of five children in North Minneapolis   On Saturday, February 15, 2014, Minneapolis Fire Department units rushed to a blazing and fatal fire at 2818 Colfax Avenue, North. Five beautiful, precious and innocent children lost their lives....

A reappointment that is a mistake

A reappointment that is a mistake

Feb. 19 | Velma Korbel to again head Dept. of Civil Rights   Velma Korbel’s reappointment by newly elected Mayor Betsy Hodges to continue as Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) director is a huge mistake that nonetheless exposes the city culture...

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Feb. 12 | During February, Black History Month, the Minnesota Department of Human Services, the Council on Black Minnesotans, and several nonprofit and community organizations are working together to encourage families to adopt children waiting in the foster...

State of emergency in Minnesota

State of emergency in Minnesota

Feb. 6 | When corporate and government greed take over America     “State of emergency!” declared Governor Mark Dayton, January 27, 2014. Minnesota is cancelled due to the cold, said Star Tribune meteorologist Paul Douglas, tongue in cheek. But...

Race discrimination persists in school discipline practices

Race discrimination persists in school discipline practices

Jan. 23 | By Mary Turck Contributing Writer   In early January, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder jointly announced new federal guidelines on school discipline. Why? “Racial discrimination in school discipline is a real...

“To the extent practical”

“To the extent practical”

Dec. 4 | Escape language in legislation allows steel purchase outside Iron Range   The Minnesota Sports Facility Authority met November 22, 2013, to sign the contract to put the final stadium construction process and procedures into place....

Blaming both drivers for fatal cop chase makes no sense

Blaming both drivers for fatal cop chase makes no sense

Nov. 27 | Sgt. Andrew Brumm of the State Patrol Major Crash Reconstruction Unit said he “found nothing in his investigation to indicate that the Minneapolis police officer Joshua Young saw the oncoming motorcyclist Ivan Romero.” So what does this tell...