Subject:

Larry Blackwell

  • News

    January 18, 2006

    Messenger, Shot

    For 35 years, Larry Blackwell has worked on civil rights issues at city hall. Now he's been shown the door--again.

  • Books

    November 10, 1999

    Smoke Screen

    After 27 years, the City of Minneapolis still can't figure out which of its firefighters are Native American

  • Books

    April 28, 1999

    Menace No More

    After five years of doing battle with city bureaucrats, Dennis Williams finally wins one

  • News

    February 10, 1999

    Rage Against the Machine

    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.

  • Books

    July 8, 1998

    Not His Forte?

    Minneapolis's troubled Fire Department gets a new boss with some old baggage

  • 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

    Four More Years in Minneapolis?

    Race discrimination in the fire department has cost Minneapolis millions, infuriated the courts, and divided the force. Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton's response? Zilch.

  • News

    April 23, 1997
  • News

    January 22, 1997

    Another Day, Another Lawsuit

    Business as Usual at the Minneapolis City Hall

  • News

    September 18, 1996

    KILLING THE MESSENGER

    For 17 years Larry Blackwell has been incurring the wrath of Minneapolis officials in his position as city affirmative action director.

  • Feature

    July 3, 1996
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