Department of Civil Rights

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    R.T. Rybak nominates Velma Korbel new Civil Rights director

    Rybak nominated Velma Korbel to succeed current director Michael Jordan. No, not that Michael Jordan.

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2008

    10/21 Morning Must Reads

    Mass_media_4.jpgTuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2006

    The R.T. shuffle, continued

    Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has continued his second-term shake-ups at City Hall by promoting his civil rights director.

  • News

    December 22, 2004

    Blue Christmas

    The City Council gives itself a gift: Money for the MPD

  • News

    January 15, 2003
  • News

    October 2, 2002

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    Police misconduct? Tell somebody who cares.

  • Books

    January 31, 2001

    White Heat

    Kenneth White and the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights take some more flak

  • Books

    June 7, 2000

    Civil Unrest

    A spat in Minneapolis's Civil Rights department re-ignites a feud

  • News

    November 11, 1998
  • Books

    October 21, 1998

    Civil Disobedience

    Don't want to play by the city's rules? No problem, if you're Dayton Hudson

  • Books

    May 20, 1998

    Turning the Tables

    For 19 years, Larry Blackwell fought other people's discrimination battles. Now he's getting ready for his own.

  • News

    October 22, 1997

    Sheep in Wolf's Clothing

    Proponents say an amendment on the Minneapolis ballot will mean tougher civil-rights scrutiny for the cops. They may be in for a surprise.

  • News

    May 28, 1997

    Who Watches the Watchmen?

    Council member Steve Minn hopes to fold the Civilian Police Review Authority into another city department.