Insight News founder and editor-in-chief, Al McFarlane, recently appeared on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) to discuss race and the media. Below is a link to the Sept. 28 MPR conversation. www.mprnews.org/story/2017/09/28/al-mcfarlane-on-race-media-and-his-long-career
Most relentless, most focused, the most driven Part 1 in a series By Al McFarlane, Editor In Chief – I am interested in examining Prince’s life from my vantage point as a Black man. Where I stand as a neighbor, as a neighborhood business owner, as a journalist and communicator, as a cultural advocate, and…
Victor Propes envisioned strategies and structures that could support the advancement of people of African descent in Minnesota. His legacy includes ongoing efforts that seek to quicken consciousness and processes than can deliver equity and engagement to Minnesota’s Black community.
Rainbow Push: Medtronic merger should include U.S. infrastructure investment incentives Repatriating corporate capital
Minneapolis – Rainbow PUSH Coalition (RPC) members accompanied by the head of Minneapolis Branch NAACP yesterday (Jan. 6) participated in shareholder consideration of the merger of Medtronic and Covidien.
[caption id="attachment_22296" align="alignleft"]Al Flowers[/caption]Al Flowers is the founder of Community Standards Initiative (CSI), whose mission is to mobilize and engage citizens in problem solving. One of its components is a program designed to mobilize people in the community to support better outcomes in education for Minneapolis school children.
[caption id="attachment_21844" align="alignleft"]stockvault.net[/caption]Understand the facts presented here. Learn the motives behind disinformation strategies that attempt to derail and marginalize our community.
[caption id="attachment_20577" align="alignleft"]L-R, Rumadam Campbel Bey from Rumadam Bay Gardens; Niakeya Stroud, a resident at Plymouth Avenue Town Homes and Plymouth Avenue Green Gardens team member; Nardal Stroud, founder of the Plymouth Avenue Green Team and youth Mat and Sinah (in front) from the Project Sweetie Pie Green movement. This is the first year of turning the Humboldt Pocket Park into vegetable gardens and distribution of plants to surrounding gardens of North Minneapolis. (Photo by Peg Thomas)[/caption]Part 3 in a series
Nardal Stroud, how do you come to this work? What are you doing to address the question of food justice?
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The following is an excerpt from a recent “Conversations with Al McFarlane” which aired on KFAI-FM.
Michael Chaney is leading Project Sweetie Pie.
[caption id="attachment_20297" align="alignleft"](l-r) Norma Miller, Gina Paige, and Callie Riser[/caption]Callie Riser and Norma Miller were among the hundreds of Twin Cities residents engaged in a two-day event on African-American genealogy at the beginning of last month at downtown Minneapolis Central Library.