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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Thursday demonstrated for the county board a new statistical dashboard that is likely the most revealing of any prosecutor’s office in the country.

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The Why You? Initiative, Inc. ([YU?]) will host its Biannual Spring Confab to be held at InterContinental Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Hotel, 5005 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. The conference takes place March 29 and March 30. Formally called Confab, the conference draws individuals from various…

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Insight News founder and editor-in-chief, Al McFarlane (right) interviewed Dorothy Bridges, former senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and former president of Franklin Bank. The interview is part of the Comcast's "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement" series. The …

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Eight Black women are among the list of finalists to serve as members of Metropolitan Council, which recently selected finalists for each of the 16 council districts. The finalists will have an opportunity to provide public testimony at a public meeting scheduled for Feb. 13 at the Minneapol…

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Minnesota’s capital city of Saint Paul now has an African-born person on its city council. That city’s council and mayor appointed Somali-American Kassim Busuri last week to take up a seat that opened up in December after the retirement of Dan Bostrom who had served for 22 years. Busuri will…

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Reparations, police brutality, disrupting mass incarceration, and how Minnesota’s child welfare system hurts Black children and families are among the topics at a February conference dedicated to empowering civic engagement in Minnesota.

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At long last, one of the greatest injustices in recent history has been corrected.

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The Hennepin County Board of  scheduled a public hearing on the county's food protection ordinance for Tuesday, February 12, at 1:30 p.m. in room A-2400 of the Hennepin County Government Center. This ordinance establishes standards for the regulation of food establishments to protect the hea…

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The Hennepin County Board today awarded $1.6 million of Environmental Response Fund grants for nine projects to assess and clean up contaminated sites where added environmental costs hinder site improvements or redevelopment.

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Bringing the conversation to the spot where people are perhaps most affected by the federal government shutdown – the airport – Rep. Ilhan Omar and others, including a TSA worker, called on President Donald Trump to reopen the government and get people back to receiving paychecks that don’t …

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A Go Fund Me has been established for Cyntoia Brown, the African-American Tennessee woman who was granted clemency this month by Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Democracy has not been hijacked, but it has taken a “very frightening detour.”  

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BALTIMORE/ACCRA –NAACP President Derrick Johnson traveled to Ghana to meet with Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in support of the upcoming “Year of Return Ghana 2019” project, a year-long journey to celebrate the reconnecting of Africans throughout the Diaspora to their African heritage.