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Stadium equity plan not yet a reality

Is a 32 percent people-of-color workforce goal overly optimistic?  
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By Mel Reeves

Contributing Writer


The plans are in full swing for the new $975 million Vikings stadium. And yet again many in the Black community hold out hope that the economic stimulus the stadium promises to provide will benefit them as well. Unemployment in the Black community continues to remain high. In fact, in the last quarter of 2012 unemployment in North Minneapolis hovered around 22 percent. Continue Reading →

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