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Directly after the murder of George Floyd, many major firms when under a ‘pander-demic,” citing they would make sure that at the foundation of their best practice there would be fair and balanced roles of Equity for Black and Brown people.
Minnesota’s previous teacher licensure system was broken, just like this bill.
I apologize if someone thinks this critique is wrong. Black Minnesotans don’t have time to for theory when practice is the necessary pathway to prosperity. “Anything times zero, is zero.” -Math By Don Allen, Senior…
All African Americans, regardless of gender and age, have been impacted. For those who may doubt the word “epidemic,” I urge you to speak to your elected leaders and to the Minnesota Health Department.
“Everyone looks for conflict of interests but never looks at common interests. This is our problem, the Black Minnesotans curse and rationale for how easy it is for anyone to gentrify any neighborhood in Black…
After the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, the US government responded with an ambitious plan to build 15,000 new houses in the country. But the ensuing program to put roofs over the heads of displaced Haitians has included a boondoggle of epic proportions at one $35 million housing development, where shoddy construction practices and faulty sewage systems are currently the subject of an ongoing investigation.
The 2015 report throws out numbers that ignore the larger numbers of those who remain homeless. The focus is more about extolling progress than critical analysis of how short of the goal the HHH plan fell.
In 2006 a group of seventy people gathered to formulate a 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness in the City of Minneapolis and Greater Hennepin County. As a continuing series on this web-site is currently examining a core group of twenty to twenty-five people held the reigns and controlled the direction and process of the Plan in question.
As an article in the Minneapolis Star & Tribune which appeared, appropriately, on April 1, 2017 and entitled “Hennepin County’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness Falls Short” it was noted that at the end of the plan homelessness, overall, had actually increased by 2.5%. There are problems with the article as is so often the case insofar as those interviewed and quoted portray their efforts in a characteristically favorable light while disseminating some very misleading information. For example, that the reduction in veterans homelessness in the area was attributable to state-led efforts which is demonstrably false.