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Police brutality: Black professors are fair game, too

Police brutality: Black professors are fair game, too

Jul. 15 |               By Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   How could a minor jaywalking incident escalate into contentious police brutality vs. an assault felony case? The answer is simple. In the United States, the slightest...

Nelson Mandela symbolizes the essence of a human rights fighter

Nelson Mandela symbolizes the essence of a human rights fighter

Dec. 11 |               By Luke Tripp Contributing Writer   Nelson Mandela is an authentic historical hero of the highest order. One irony is that his oppressive racist enemies, who now hypocritically praise him at the...

Proposed St. Cloud Islamic Center arouses racial tensions

Proposed St. Cloud Islamic Center arouses racial tensions

Oct. 23 | By Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   The City of St. Cloud is unfriendly to people of color. It is located in Minnesota‚Äôs sixth congressional district, which is represented by Michele Bachman, one of the prominent leaders of the Tea Party movement....

George Washington and his Black slaves

George Washington and his Black slaves

Feb. 27 |   By Dr. Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   The sanitized image of America is built with a chronological sequence of myths and distortions. The American Revolution is falsely presented as a righteous struggle of American colonists against British...

The illusion of racial progress

The illusion of racial progress

Feb. 13 | By Dr. Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   What appears to be racial progress in America is largely an illusion. Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored for his great contribution to the struggle for human rights and social justice in America. He was assassinated...

Anti-Black stereotypes killed Trayvon Martin and profiled me in St. Cloud

Anti-Black stereotypes killed Trayvon Martin and profiled me in St. Cloud

Apr. 18 |     By Dr. Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   The Trayvon Martin case has sparked the mobilization of millions who are morally outraged because Trayvon symbolized the targets and victims of the deeply racialized U.S. criminal justice system....
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