WASHINGTON, D.C., June 14 – Tomorrow (June 15), ahead of the first-ever United State of Women Summit, the Obama administration, private-sector companies, foundations and organizations are announcing $50 million in commitments, along with new policies, tools and partnerships that will continue to expand opportunity for women and girls.
Senate Equity Subcommittee co-chairs and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) and Deputy Majority Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) applaud Gov. Mark Dayton’s signing of the omnibus supplemental budget bill.
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor – As I take in the surroundings of my new office inside the Marcus Garvey House – home to McFarlane Media and Insight News – I oftentimes find myself staring at the walls in awe. Aside from the ornately beautiful African art, one of the walls is adorned with what…
By Harry Colbert, Jr. One of The Best Academy Charter School’s teachers recently had a pretty good week.
Building a strong infrastructure for ‘Culturally Specific Organizations’ through the Nonprofit Capacity Building Grant Fund
Commentary by Meghan Barp and Leslie Wright “We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.” ~ Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and former secretary general, United Nations
Part 2 in a series By Al McFarlane Editor-In-Chief – Dear friends and avid readers of Insight News called me to report that people were at Paisley Park and at First Avenue celebrations for Prince, selling copies of our free newspaper, Insight News, for $1 – $2 per copy.
After nearly 40 years of public service including 25 years as executive director/CEO of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), Cora McCorvey announced her plans to retire effective Feb. 10, 2017.
Funds raised benefit youth and young adults in foster care By Harry Colbert, Jr. – For the third year in a row the space inside Warehouse Winery, 6415 Cambridge St., St. Louis Park, will have the look and feel of Louisville, Ky. during the “Run for the Roses,” complete with colorful dresses, audacious hats, seersucker…