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St. Cloud: ‘placemaking’ and  ‘right sizing’ propaganda

St. Cloud: ‘placemaking’ and ‘right sizing’ propaganda

Nov. 23 |               By Myrle B. Cooper  Contributing Commentator  Despite frantically hiring the Lakota Group and Next Communications public relations agencies to divert attention from St. Cloud, Minnesota’s reputation...

KSTP and Pointergate: not as surprising as we want to believe

KSTP and Pointergate: not as surprising as we want to believe

Nov. 22 | KSTP’s outrageous Pointergate story has caused quite the stir on the Internet. Daily Kos called it the most racist piece of journalism in 2014. I think it fits right in with the stories that suggest that Black people are going to riot if there isn’t...

Election 2014 — Republicans take control of Congress: How?

Election 2014 — Republicans take control of Congress: How?

Nov. 21 | With Republicans taking control of Congress, questions raised in Black America include: Is Barack Obama unpopular because of what he and his administration have done, because of the color of his skin, or both? Democrats say voters voted against their...

2014 Elections: Black firsts, a threat to Black and White Democrats

2014 Elections: Black firsts, a threat to Black and White Democrats

Nov. 20 | The November 2014 midterm elections were an historic victory for Black people in the Republican Party. However, as of the time of my column, the NAACP, the so-called pro-Black historians and the White media have been AWOL in the celebration of Black...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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Closer to the finish line on educational equity

Closer to the finish line on educational equity

Nov. 16 | By Marian Wright Edelman Contributing Commentator With opportunity gaps widening for poor children and children of color, new guidance from the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education offers new hope and protection from discrimination....

Leaders need education and experience

Leaders need education and experience

Nov. 15 |             Have we become more politically astute where education does not count? There appears to be more persons appointed as department heads etc. in many jobs when they don’t have any training and/or education...

German profit, Minnesota failure

German profit, Minnesota failure

Nov. 15 | Many questions surround Vikings stadium transparent roof   KSTP, Channel 5, on November 3, 2014, reported the results of its six-month investigation into the transparent (see-through) material to make up 60 percent of the new Vikings stadium...

Old-school teaching methods were effective in even the poorest districts

Old-school teaching methods were effective in even the poorest districts

Nov. 14 |             By Jimmie Hollis Guest Commentator Today’s public schools are the subject of a lot of debate and controversy all across America. There is a great deal that does need fixing, but the problems are not, as...

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

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