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March madness indeed!

March madness indeed!

Apr. 9 |   I just read that University of Florida coach Billy Donovan, as a result of taking his team to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA basketball tourney we know as March Madness, got a contract extension and a large raise. The university is paying him in...

Toxic and corrupt environment  in civil rights department

Toxic and corrupt environment in civil rights department

Apr. 9 | Retaliation continues in the department I now call the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Misconduct. Former employees of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department affirmed this in testifying to its “toxic” environment at the March 19 hearing...

Go to people with solutions for answers

Go to people with solutions for answers

Apr. 9 |               Why is it that the news does not try to reach individuals that know how to fight against poverty from a community, state and national level? Why do you always offer so-called experts that only speculate,...

U. S. oil greed puts Libya in the spotlight

U. S. oil greed puts Libya in the spotlight

Apr. 9 |   How come we never hear news about Madagascar? They have three times the population of Libya. I have never seen an article about Madagascar, yet countless articles on Libya. Good grief, Libya has only six million people; Minnesota has 5.2 million....

This week’s cartoon

This week’s cartoon

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African American doctors on the front lines

African American doctors on the front lines

Apr. 2 |             By Michael A. LeNoir, M.D. Guest Commentator   More than 15 years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the nation’s major cigarette manufacturers for their gross misrepresentation...

A silent campaign for the Mpls Board of Education election

A silent campaign for the Mpls Board of Education election

Apr. 2 |             Let life be breathed into the education debate. At stake are not only the lives of our children but also the prosperity and happiness killed by the poverty in our urban neighborhoods. I recommend that the...

Seward Co-op needs a community benefits agreement

Seward Co-op needs a community benefits agreement

Apr. 2 |             By Rakia Ameen Guest Commentator   I am a concerned citizen of the Bryant-Central neighborhood and would like to address some issues that are not only from me personally but from many of my fellow neighbors...

Empty seats

Empty seats

Apr. 2 |             By Kevin Reese Contributing Writer   In the previous two columns: On February 7 and 8, 2014 there was a Black History month celebration here at Lino Lakes Correctional Facility where I am currently housed....