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Blacks need to realize the dream of unity

Blacks need to realize the dream of unity

Aug. 22 |         By Jessica Wright Contributing Writer   Martin Luther King Jr., the Black Panther party, Emmett Till, Malcolm X, our very own Tycel Nelson and now Trayvon Martin. All of these African American men, along with women,...

March on Washington – 50 years later

March on Washington – 50 years later

Aug. 22 | Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. set the stage for the environmental justice movement   I  was not alive August 28, 1963. The March on Washington was held 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation and eight years to the date of the lynching...

Beyond the rhetoric Cry, cry, cry — nothing changes

Beyond the rhetoric Cry, cry, cry — nothing changes

Jul. 31 |     By Harry C. Alford Guest Commentator   In the past there were so many hangings, beatings, shootings and bombings. They went without justice being applied. During the past few decades we have shown national outrage from Emmett Till,...

Trayvon Martin: this generations’ Emmett Till? — Zimmerman verdict confirms broken judicial system for many Blacks

Trayvon Martin: this generations’ Emmett Till? — Zimmerman verdict confirms broken judicial system for many Blacks

Jul. 17 |       News Analysis By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Organizers of Monday’s downtown rally in front of the Hennepin County Government Center estimated the peaceful crowd of all ages and ethnicities at between 3,500 and...
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