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This Week’s Cartoon

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Feed the children

Feed the children

Feb. 19 | Anybody with half a brain — or rather half a heart — knows that the U.S. is not what it portends to be, not even close. But the hypocrisy kind of rolls along as the worst of this very inhumane system posing as the best that humanity has to offer...

A reappointment that is a mistake

A reappointment that is a mistake

Feb. 19 | Velma Korbel to again head Dept. of Civil Rights   Velma Korbel’s reappointment by newly elected Mayor Betsy Hodges to continue as Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) director is a huge mistake that nonetheless exposes the city culture...

The Constitution contains  roadmap to Black prosperity

The Constitution contains roadmap to Black prosperity

Feb. 19 |             By Jessica Wright Guest Commentator   When the United States Constitution was created, it was an instrument that was not enacted to advance people of color. People of color were never meant to benefit...

Black History Month: now more than ever

Black History Month: now more than ever

Feb. 19 |             By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history. And there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ancestors by remembering.”...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Feb. 12 |                 By Lucinda Jesson and Edward McDonald Guest Commentators     Black History Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the rich accomplishments of African Americans. Many of the 311,000...

Significant economic surge for the Black community by Sports Authority?

Significant economic surge for the Black community by Sports Authority?

Feb. 12 | Or manipulation of numbers to conceal few Black workers?   A week ago, at the meeting of the Stadium Equity Committee, created by the stadium authorizing legislation, Alex Tittle, director of equity for the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA)...

Carolina Black Caucus defends U of  North Carolina’s exploitation of Black students

Carolina Black Caucus defends U of North Carolina’s exploitation of Black students

Feb. 12 |             By Phillip Jackson Cntributing Writer   As a Black man in America, I find it appalling that the University of North Carolina’s Black Caucus would choose to issue a declaration of support to defend...

Excessive wealth for some creates extreme poverty for others

Excessive wealth for some creates extreme poverty for others

Feb. 12 | A Timothy Egan New York Times editorial (Dec, 22, 2013) talks about a Montana wheat farmer who gets $300,000 a year in federal subsidies. He spends a month in Hawaii. The title of the editorial is “Good Poor, Bad Poor.” He also talks about a...