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The legacy of Marvin “Corky” Taylor — Rest in peace, Black Warrior, one of  the Honest Five who refused to lie

The legacy of Marvin “Corky” Taylor — Rest in peace, Black Warrior, one of the Honest Five who refused to lie

Feb. 27 |   Marvin “Corky” Taylor was recognized by NERA (National Economic Research Associates) for his contributions to the completion of NERA’s October 21, 2010 report to the City of Minneapolis on the City’s purposeful failure to meet its diversity,...

Will Blacks finally get a fair share of work on this stadium?

Will Blacks finally get a fair share of work on this stadium?

Feb. 20 | Chair of stadium authority raises serious questions about past inclusion   Michele Kelm-Helgen, chairwoman of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA), who oversees design and construction of the Vikings’ “People’s Stadium,”...

So much for 32 percent Black participation in stadium construction — When will the State deposit its $50M statutory requirement?

So much for 32 percent Black participation in stadium construction — When will the State deposit its $50M statutory requirement?

Feb. 6 |     Vikings People’s-no-new-taxes stadium is unraveling for the African American community. “It’s ours” ballyhoo regarding Minnesota has become “it’s mine” for NFL, the Wizard of Oz behind the Vikings’ curtain. • 32 percent...

Let the games begin: the selection of stadium construction manager — Fraser, Davis and Tomlin: quota guys in the NFL?

Let the games begin: the selection of stadium construction manager — Fraser, Davis and Tomlin: quota guys in the NFL?

Jan. 30 |   The push-Black-Americans-in-football-to-the-back-of-the-bus games have begun, raising “Blacks need not apply” signs not only for stadium construction jobs but also NFL team head-coaching jobs. This is not about quotas. It is about statistical...

Sports Authority Legislative Report, with Unequal Equity Plan, sent to  legislature

Sports Authority Legislative Report, with Unequal Equity Plan, sent to legislature

Jan. 23 | It is an unintended but very real sad irony of history that on the birth date of Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, the Vikings, the NFL, and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) sent its first annual report to the state legislature...

Decision announcement days:  January 15 & 18, February 1, 2013

Decision announcement days: January 15 & 18, February 1, 2013

Jan. 16 | Sports Facility Authority and the Minnesota Vikings   Will the “Stadium Powers” (Minnesota Legislature, Minneapolis City Council, Vikings, NFL and the Minnesota Facilities Sports Authority that oversees the stadium construction project),...

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...

The Vikings Stadium: a historic  reckoning point in its history  regarding the equity plan

The Vikings Stadium: a historic reckoning point in its history regarding the equity plan

Jan. 2 |  Vikings Stadium legislation called for an equity plan outlining Black participation in construction contracts and workers. Its absence is the story of continued injustice, discrimination, and official sneering at the idea of Black participation. This...

‘Study of people’ leads to advising corporations,  hosting talk radio

‘Study of people’ leads to advising corporations, hosting talk radio

Dec. 19 |   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   CulTives & Associates CEO/Founder Verona Mitchell’s success at impacting community is no surprise. It stems from a passion for exploring culture and empowering communication. This passion goes...

A historical presidential election

A historical presidential election

Oct. 31 | This nation’s voters face a historic decision November 6, 2012: choosing between two Harvard graduates, both good, admirable family men, each with similar visions but clear differences on how to meet them. Given the improvement trend in the economy,...