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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,...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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End Minnesota’s high prison phone rates

End Minnesota’s high prison phone rates

Mar. 13 |   By Dr. Artika R. Tyner Guest Commentator   In Minnesota, 15,000 children are losing contact with a mother or father in prison due to the extremely high cost of prison phone calls. The cost for one 15-minute collect phone call from a prison...

National Urban League endorses common core state standards — Here’s why (part one)

National Urban League endorses common core state standards — Here’s why (part one)

Mar. 13 |             By Marc H. Morial Contributing Writer   “You can’t allow 15,000 school boards to home bake their own little standards subject to their own political pressures and think we are going to have international...

Inquiring minds!

Inquiring minds!

Mar. 13 |               1. Who owns the Sabathani Community Center Building? (W. 38th & 3rd Street) 2. Who owns the two Minneapolis Urban League Buildings? (corner of Plymouth and Penn Avenue N. and 38th St. and 4th Avenue) 3....

Why Every Black Woman — what?!

Why Every Black Woman — what?!

Mar. 13 | Dr. Nazaree Hines-Starr, PharmD , who wrote Why Every Black Woman Should Marry A Jewish Man, a brisk-selling book that has tongues wagging all over the Internet, is a (using the term loosely) Black woman who has lost her mind, what little she had...