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Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Jan. 29 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer Matt Little is gone, leaving a legendary legacy. He was widely renowned and will be well remembered as a Civil Rights Era icon who held a soul-deep commitment to empowering the African American community....

Jim Allen’s street-walker reference to Ericka Harold reaches new low

Jim Allen’s street-walker reference to Ericka Harold reaches new low

Jul. 17 |     The GOP: ever notice how close Grand Old Party is to the term ”good ol’ boys,” especially when it comes to racism? Sure you have. Well, in Illinois, Montgomery County Republican Party chair Jim Allen has outdone even their accustomed...

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...

Women of color wield decisive power in this election

Women of color wield decisive power in this election

Oct. 31 |   Voter ID, marriage amendment impact Black women News Analysis By Dwight Hobbes 
 Contributing Writer   Barack Obama’s 2008 candidacy for president, it goes without saying, motivated the highest rate of voter registration among African...

What if Romney wins?

What if Romney wins?

Oct. 17 |   By Raynard Jackson Guest Commentator   With the presidential election right around the corner and most of the pundits saying the race is Obama’s to lose, I have begun to ponder the possibility that Romney might win and the impact that...