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An ‘all  knowing God’ loves  all equally

An ‘all knowing God’ loves all equally

Jul. 23 |           I was raised a Christian, as most of us were around here. One thing that stands out for me, was being taught that this God, was an “all knowing God.” Those who work in Washington may go to church because they...

We have not waved a white flag!

We have not waved a white flag!

Jul. 22 | Why do White and Black leaders assume the Black community has waved a white flag of submission? However, we do raise questions about what is being planned for us as if we had, as seen during the various “summit” decision meetings (see my columns...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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‘What is your fourth of July to me?’

‘What is your fourth of July to me?’

Jul. 18 | Frederick Douglass, July 5, 1852 Oration delivered in Corinthian Hall   Fellow citizens: Pardon me, and allow me to ask why am I called upon to speak here today? What have I or those I represent to do with your national independence? Are the...

Why are Black boys/men demonized?

Why are Black boys/men demonized?

Jul. 16 |           By Kevin Reese Guest Commentator I was born in 1986 in the middle of the crack era. I was born into a world of uncertainty, a world of confusion, poverty, missed education, and in this world I got lost. Lucky for...

Police brutality: Black professors are fair game, too

Police brutality: Black professors are fair game, too

Jul. 15 |               By Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   How could a minor jaywalking incident escalate into contentious police brutality vs. an assault felony case? The answer is simple. In the United States, the slightest...

A Civil Rights and faith leader passes from the American scene

A Civil Rights and faith leader passes from the American scene

Jul. 13 | As discussed last week, the Rev. Dr. Lillian Anthony was the first Director of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department, appointed in late 1967 by then Mayor Arthur Naftalin. Dr. Anthony quietly passed from this life at her home in Louisville, Kentucky,...

A letter to Black men in America

A letter to Black men in America

Jul. 12 |               By Willie Johnson Guest Commentator   There are a set of rules that go with being intelligent. Black men of America, wake up and smell the funk of failures. The bad taste in our minds and mouths...

This week’s cartoon

This week’s cartoon

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The need for a new Lillian Anthony

The need for a new Lillian Anthony

Jul. 8 | First director of Minneapolis Civil Rights Department  This column provides a timeline to further understand our discussion of the failure of the Civil Rights Department and Commission, including that of current director, Velma Korbel (hence our...