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Poverty and the criminal justice system are intimately related

Poverty and the criminal justice system are intimately related

May. 6 | One of the most critical, yet often overlooked aspects of poverty in this nation is the escalating incarceration rate of American citizens. The Justice Policy Institute notes that since 1970, the number of incarcerated Americans has grown nearly eight-fold...

State health officials hope to build more trust, better communication with communities of color

State health officials hope to build more trust, better communication with communities of color

May. 1 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) survey last fall found that communication barriers such as language, trust, culture and literacy exist that prevent health messages from reaching various communities. “It...

What happened when we got off the bus?

What happened when we got off the bus?

Oct. 10 |   October 16 will mark the 17th anniversary of the Million Man March on Washington, D.C. I remember that day because I stood in support of the beautiful brothers that had sent such a loud message to the world. I remember listening to great speeches,...
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