SOLUTION, SOLUTIONS, SOLUTIONS… Finger pointing has yet to resolve any problems in Minneapolis.
Community engagement does not mean asking the same group about another group because one might not have a connection. On the streets it’s called “Street Cred” – you might look like me, but you do not know me.
Senate District 59 is anyone’s call at this point. Go Patwin! Campaign Press Release MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (March 21, 2016) – Patwin Lawrence, former board chair of the Minnesota State Council on Black Minnesotans, a policy…
This was my first experience, an eye-opener that showed me what happens when absolute power corrupts absolutely.
I wrote this many years ago. It was originally posted on February 2, 2012 by City College News in Letters to the Editor. With the hiring of Sharon Pierce, President of Minneapolis Community and Technical, there is a need for an immediate change in the politics which reject the success of the black body. President Pierce must reconfigure the Student Life department and bring the basketball program back to the community college; it saved lives.
How do we hold schools and other institutions accountable to end the arrest and incarceration of African-American girls?
by German Lopez, Guest Contributor – Our Black News Kevin Earley of Fairfax County, Virginia, knows too well what it’s like to be on the bad side of a police officer as a person with…