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Urban League

  • News

    November 1, 2006

    The Rehabilitation of Rich Stanek

    The MPD captain tries to outrun his most formidable opponent—his own checkered history on race—in a bid to be Hennepin County sheriff

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2006
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2005
  • 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 20, 2004

    Kiffmeyer Watch: Party Girl

    Is Mary Kiffmeyer's crusade against the state's biggest counties political hackery?

  • News

    September 22, 2004
  • News

    February 11, 2004

    Up For Grabs

    Target throws money at the north side--but who gets it?

  • News

    December 10, 2003

    Agreement at Last

    Federal mediation of MPD-minority troubles concludes: Now what?

  • News

    October 8, 2003

    The Classes and the Masses

    Will bitter infighting spell doom for the Minneapolis NAACP?

  • News

    October 1, 2003

    Don't Call Us, We'll Call You

    Waiting to resolve a complaint against Minneapolis cops? Take a number

  • News

    August 27, 2003

    Black Like Who?

    Race matters on the council

  • News

    June 4, 2003

    The Usual Suspects

    Federal mediation goes forward, critics say city stacked deck

  • News

    March 19, 2003

    The Two Jills

    Why a pair of white women lawyers are taking the fight over federal mediation to the courts

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Waiting for Chief Olson

    Federal mediation is delayed; this is a recording...

  • News

    January 15, 2003

    Who's on Third?

    Faith versus meat-and-potatoes politics in the city council race to replace Joe Biernat

  • News

    December 25, 2002

    Busted

    Is Minneapolis police chief Robert Olson trying to stop federal mediation?

  • News

    December 25, 2002

    Reckless Eyeballin'

    Longtime civil rights activist and agitator Ron Edwards talks about the city he loves and hates

  • News

    August 21, 2002

    The Gospel According to Carol Johnson

    Minneapolis's top teacher keeps the faith in trying times

  • Books

    May 8, 2002

    Left Behind

    The DFL plods out of the gate in the governor's race

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    The View from Here

    The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.

  • Books

    July 25, 2001

    Help Wanted

    There's new controversy surrounding the Hollman project: Who's getting the jobs?

  • Books

    April 18, 2001

    An Unlikely Challenger

    A self-employed community activist takes on a Minneapolis political powerhouse

  • Books

    July 19, 2000

    Off the Map

    Will the shiny new near north side need social-service agencies?

  • News

    March 17, 1999

    Black Like Us

    Political machinations, intrigue, and good old-fashioned mudslinging: A look behind the scenes of the Minneapolis NAACP election scandal

  • Feature

    October 1, 1998

    Radical Youth

    Meet 10 teens and twentysomethings working to improve conditions for the queer kids that follow in their wake

  • News

    October 29, 1997

    Taking the Fifth

    With two African American candidates teaming up against City Council President Jackie Cherryhomes, the campaign in North Minneapolis has developed unexpected zing.

  • Arts

    February 5, 1997
  • News

    November 20, 1996

    Last Man Standing

    In the 25 years that he's served as Hennepin County's first and only chief public defender, Bill Kennedy has earned a tough-as-nails reputation for the way he defends his clients, his staff, and himself. This year he's pitted against Hennepin County prose

  • News

    November 13, 1996
  • News

    August 28, 1996
  • Feature

    April 17, 1996

    Black and Blue at the MPD

    A frank conversation with Charlie Adams of the Minneapolis Black Police Officers Association.

  • News

    February 14, 1996

    We're All Bozos Here

    A former teacher's contrarian view of the reforms that have to precede "education reform.

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