'Creative resistance' protests planned for 'anti-poor' development confab
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 15:34
Oct. 6 (GIN) – Farmers, indigenous peoples and other social justice groups will be taking to the streets this week in 10 cities, calling for an end to ruinous business-driven development plans for poor countries around the world.
Twin Cities RISE! recently held "A Rising Tide" Gala at the Nicollet Island Pavilion to celebrate two decades of providing Twin Cities employers with skilled workers – primarily men from communities of color – by training unemployed adults for skilled jobs that pay a living wage.
Community asked to help plan North Minneapolis WorkForce Education and Career Center to be located at 800 West Broadway
Thursday, 02 October 2014 15:40
On Tuesday, September 30, a community meeting was held at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis to provide a project update and request community feedback on needed employment and training programming and services for the proposed North Minneapolis Education and Career Center to be located 800 West Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis.
Statements released on the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder
Monday, 29 September 2014 11:27
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to resign after six years at the helm of the Department of Justice. Statements by President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and the NAACP.
Needs of our community must be addressed, funding must come into our community as well Legislators get pushback for supporting Black community interests
Monday, 29 September 2014 10:48
Part 1 of a series by Al McFarlane, Editor, Insight News
Excerpts of interview with State Representative Rena Moran, D-65A, on Conversations with Al McFarlane broadcast, September 23, 2014. More to follow featuring attorney Professor Nekima Levy-Pounds, and MLK Legacy Council advocate, Verlena Matey-Keke. You can listen to the interview online by following this link: http://www.kfai.org/conversationswithalmcfarlane