For 35 years, Larry Blackwell has worked on civil rights issues at city hall. Now he's been shown the door--again.
After 27 years, the City of Minneapolis still can't figure out which of its firefighters are Native American
After five years of doing battle with city bureaucrats, Dennis Williams finally wins one
All Dennis Williams wanted was a job with the city of Minneapolis. After five years of bureaucratic torture, what he ended up with was three months in jail and a shot at serious prison time.
Minneapolis's troubled Fire Department gets a new boss with some old baggage
For 19 years, Larry Blackwell fought other people's discrimination battles. Now he's getting ready for his own.
Race discrimination in the fire department has cost Minneapolis millions, infuriated the courts, and divided the force. Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton's response? Zilch.
Business as Usual at the Minneapolis City Hall
For 17 years Larry Blackwell has been incurring the wrath of Minneapolis officials in his position as city affirmative action director.