Booker Hodges

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    NAACP tells parents to abandon Minneapolis schools

    ​Angry over district a plan to close North High School, Minneapolis NAACP president Booker Hodges has called on city parents to abandon their public school system. But in North Minneapolis, the kids have already left: North has been targeted for closure in part because there aren't enough stu ... More >>

  • News

    August 2, 2006

    When Is Free Speech Too Free?

    Minneapolis has settled its lawsuits with Time Warner Cable. But the city may still be out to gut local cable-access programming.

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    Black on Black Grime

    The Natalie Johnson Lee/Don Samuels race for city council is one of the nastiest campaigns in local memory

  • News

    October 19, 2005

    Who Will Police the Police?

    Critics claim the MPD won't play nicely; Cops say it's a bad beat

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2005

    Same old story: MPD ignores civilian review

    The removal of Minneapolis Police Department Lt. Medaria Arradondo as the liaison between the MPD and the Police Community Relations Council (PCRC) is ostensibly what prompted yesterday's demonstration that filled city council chambers at Minneapolis City Hall. But taking the popular Arradondo off t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2005

    Local gadfly sues Minneapolis council member

    Technical legalities aside, there's reason to believe that the suit may not be outside the spirit of the law.

  • News

    October 8, 2003

    The Classes and the Masses

    Will bitter infighting spell doom for the Minneapolis NAACP?