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On calling for calm while our people suffer

On calling for calm while our people suffer

Aug. 13 | I have to admit I hate for folks to tell me to calm down, because if I am not calm it’s usually for a good reason and I am upset at some grave injustice. There are times when I am not quite calm. I found it odd and maddening that so-called leaders...

Stadium update

Stadium update

Aug. 13 | Is 34 percent minority participation goal being met?   As Vikings fly up and down the field in training camp, our City Council is concerned about birds flying into the Viking Stadium glass walls. Why? They were unconcerned about letting stadium tax...

Permanent residency

Permanent residency

Aug. 13 |           This letter is in response to Don Allen’s “Has Obama failed?” (MSR July 24-30, 2014)   Many Black Americans were disenfranchised and seeking entitlement when Barack Obama went into office in 2008 and...

Minnesota injustice

Minnesota injustice

Aug. 13 | By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer Conclusion of a two-part column Last week, four of six facts of innocence, this week the concluding two. Fifth, my appeals attorney Michael Davis, was informed of all the above facts [in last week’s column]...

Time for change on Hennepin board

Time for change on Hennepin board

Aug. 13 | By Don Allen Guest Commentator    For 160 years, since it’s beginning, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners has never included an African American. This is telling in itself on how community members are ignored by big government. We,...

The real immigration story

The real immigration story

Aug. 13 | For nearly 400 years, since 1620, the dark secret of American immigration has been its policies detrimental to Blacks (Black Africans, Black Cubans, Black Caribbeans). Most slaves to North America arrived through the Caribbean. We see this dark secret...

Minnesota injustice

Minnesota injustice

Aug. 12 | By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer   I am looking for a lawyer, community leader, and/or activist that will pursue justice or help correct injustice without fear and be willing to be courageous in uncovering the truth because everyone I have...

Metropolitan Council may fall short on opportunity for racial equity

Metropolitan Council may fall short on opportunity for racial equity

Aug. 11 |   The Met Council and the City of Minneapolis announced early last month that they have reached a deal on the Southwest Light Rail project. With continued promises by the Metropolitan Council to address persistent racial and economic disparities...