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National Urban League endorses Common Core State Standards

National Urban League endorses Common Core State Standards

Mar. 26 | Part two: Closing the achievement gap               By Marc H. Morial Contributing Writer   Sixty years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling ending segregation in America’s public schools,...

Was it Tubby Smith’s fault?

Was it Tubby Smith’s fault?

Mar. 26 | Gophers miss 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament   A year ago this month, the Minnesota Gophers Men’s Basketball team played in the NCAA Basketball tournament. The African American Head Coach, Tubby Smith, had retooled the team. It was...

Black fitness equals improved Black performance

Black fitness equals improved Black performance

Mar. 26 | I am not going to be kind with my use of words for fear of hurting your feelings. So, if you’re overweight put on your blinders, which is what I do driving through our neighborhoods seeing overweight people. I am talking about overweight people...

Empty seats

Empty seats

Mar. 26 | Second of a three-part column   By Kevin Reese Contributing Writer Last week the columnist wrote: On February 7 and 8, 2014 there was a Black History month celebration here at Lino Lakes Correctional Facility where I am currently housed. It was...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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My Brother’s Keeper initiative falls short of being brotherly

My Brother’s Keeper initiative falls short of being brotherly

Mar. 20 | The nice-looking Black man in the White House is at it again. He has done an excellent job of convincing many middle- and upper-class Blacks along with would-be progressives and liberals that he really has the interest of all Americans at heart....

Nine hundred complaints disappear

Nine hundred complaints disappear

Mar. 20 | Only 16 cases under investigation   The Police Misconduct Board operates under the custody and control of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department. The Police Misconduct Board has hired a significant number of attorneys over the last year. They...

Useable fingerprints ‘12 percent of the time’

Useable fingerprints ‘12 percent of the time’

Mar. 20 | The March 6 Star Tribune article about the found gun and sock that are being linked to Terrance Franklin has the police telling us that a certain study/report has shown that only “12 percent of the time are there usable fingerprints on a weapon.”...

Empty seats

Empty seats

Mar. 20 |   By Kevin Reese Contributing Writer On February 7 and 8, 2014 there was a Black History Month celebration here at Lino Lakes Correctional Facility where I am currently housed. It was an amazing two-day event filled with heavyweight speakers,...