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Dialogue transcends prison walls

Dialogue transcends prison walls

Oct. 22 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer A group of local community folk recently spent a day at Lino Lakes Prison — not to visit incarcerated relatives or friends, but rather as listeners. The 35-40 people met October 1 with around 150 inmates, said Organizing...

Racial Equity Movement gains some momentum

Racial Equity Movement gains some momentum

Oct. 10 | Just defining the terms presents a challenge   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Racial equity in recent weeks has been the top discussion focus of two “convenings” in the Twin Cities. One of their leaders says that in order for an effective...

Racial Equity Justice Day at the Capitol a multicultural rally

Racial Equity Justice Day at the Capitol a multicultural rally

Mar. 12 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   By most accounts, 2013 saw some promising action by the Minnesota State Legislature, such as passing the Dream Act and the Homeowners Bill of Rights. But with Minnesota at the bottom nationwide in terms...

Community organizers lay foundation for racial equity agenda in Minneapolis

Community organizers lay foundation for racial equity agenda in Minneapolis

Feb. 7 | OUR MPLS: strategic proposals aimed at keeping City leaders accountable to communities of color     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   With new leadership now at Minneapolis City Hall, a coalition of locally based organizations have developed...

Short films’ premiere celebrates voting power of communities of color

Short films’ premiere celebrates voting power of communities of color

Oct. 10 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   On Thursday, October 11, between 6:30 and 8:30 pm, the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis will host a unique red-carpet event. Guests will be greeted at the door, and as they arrive their entrance will...