The new redistricting plan could mean the City Council becomes more diverse over the next decade.
Commissioner Stenglein served during two of the most controversial measures passed by the Hennepin board in recent years: the smoking ban and public funding for Target Field.
Alex Jackson, Minneapolis’ first African American fire chief, steps down.
Almost three dozen Senate and House lawmakers got As. More than a dozen earned Fs, and Gov. Dayton received a grade of B-minus for efforts to advance racial equity last year.
The Department of Homeland Security recognized four Minneapolis police personnel — including two Somali-American beat cops — for their work resulting in a federal hate-crime conviction.
A new documentary uses north Minneapolis buildings and historic spaces as the backdrop for an exploration of the power of place and community. Cornerstones: Stories of Place on the North Side premiers statewide at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, on Twin Cities Public Television’s Minnesota Channel. The hour-long documentary was co-produced by the University of Read more →
Kwame was a firm believer that sometimes a little praise goes a long way in helping young people believe in themselves.
Minneapolis is encouraging residents to read The Grace of Silence, Michele Norris’ book about growing up as the first black family on the block in a south Minneapolis neighborhood.
New Census (officially dubbed American Community Survey) numbers show overall Minnesota home ownership rates remain among the highest in the country, nearly 75%. But because of the recession – people losing their jobs, foreclosures – the rate is declining and is especially sharp for minorities. The details paint a troubling picture. Most of the revelatory Read more →
Some of the event’s proceeds will go to the Minneapolis Foundation’s North Minneapolis Tornado Recovery Fund as well as East African famine relief efforts.