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This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

Jan. 9 | Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on StumbleUpon (Opens in new window)Click to email...

The abuse of Black children in MN’s education system — Highlighting the Mpls. and Bloomington districts

The abuse of Black children in MN’s education system — Highlighting the Mpls. and Bloomington districts

Jan. 9 |     Thurgood Marshall wrote: “None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody — a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns — bent down and helped us pick up our...

New Year resolutions: Protect children from violence, poverty

New Year resolutions: Protect children from violence, poverty

Jan. 9 |     By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   As New Year’s Eve countdowns wound down, many people turned to the familiar ritual of taking stock of where they are now to make resolutions for what they can do better in the new...

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Jan. 9 |     By Marc Morial Guest Commentator   “If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder...

North Carolina NAACP statement on pardon of Wilmington 10

North Carolina NAACP statement on pardon of Wilmington 10

Jan. 9 |     Today the spirit of justice was awakened in the capital of North Carolina. Governor Beverly Perdue signed a Pardon of Innocence for nine men and one woman known as The Wilmington 10. These young people were nonviolent protestors fighting...

U of M assistant coach helps guards transition to college play

U of M assistant coach helps guards transition to college play

Jan. 9 |     The main teaching point Saul Smith stresses to the Minnesota Gophers basketball guards he works with is tempo. “As a former point guard, I think tempo is going to be crucial to any player. “[Controlling] tempo — whether that’s...

Now we’ll never know

Now we’ll never know

Jan. 9 |     GREEN BAY — The NFL’s most successful franchise, the 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers, eliminated the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 Saturday before 71,548 fans and a national television audience on NBC at historic Lambeau Field....

Twitter accounts pose new challenges for college athletes

Twitter accounts pose new challenges for college athletes

Jan. 9 | Maverick Ahanmisi A new study has found that college student-athletes use Twitter to stay in contact with family and friends, but it also allows fans to be overly negative toward the players. “The Positives and Negatives of Twitter: Exploring How...

Single payer health care essential to  reducing healthcare disparities

Single payer health care essential to reducing healthcare disparities

Jan. 9 | By Andrea Parrott Contributing Writer    After daily witnessing situations in which patients suffered or had to make decisions detrimental to their health due to difficulties in accessing health care, Dr. Elizabeth Frost and Dr. Ann Settgast...

Men’s hatred of women’s power continues  to surface in rape violence

Men’s hatred of women’s power continues to surface in rape violence

Jan. 9 |   The next interviewer — or for that matter, anyone at all — to ask why this columnist, being male, continually, constantly, and at every possible opportunity protests, decries and denounces man’s inhumanity toward woman might just get...