If DEED’s mission with the Pathways to Prosperity program is to “help educationally under-prepared adults succeed in well-paying careers by integrating basic skills education and career-specific training in fields where new skills are in high demand,” then why did DEED ignore grassroots, community agencies in north Minneapolis after contacting them and requesting they apply for the grant?
Under the state constitution, only the MN State Supreme Court can be petitioned to order the opening into the investigation of the death of Jamar Clark.
“This is what it sounds like when Doves Cry.” ~Prince By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News In the mid-1970s, sitting in the band room at Minneapolis Central listening to a conversation between Prince…
Tune in this Wednesday at 8:30pm for one of the most important community programs to hit the airwaves in 2016. Our special guest is north Minneapolis pastor Jerry McAfee. Phone lines will be open.
I guess my first question would be who died and put the Minneapolis Urban League in charge of black people? It seems to me this ought to be enough for the governor and state legislators to question the validly of encumbering $75 million dollars in an effort to fix generational disparities.
Like Terrence Franklin, in six-months Jamar Clark will fade from all tables of conversations. This is normative history of Minneapolis. The question is will you be a part of a system that addresses the community’s disparities, or will you continue a boutique protest that certainly cannot help Franklin or Clark?