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Diversity report shows NBA leading sports industry — Except in Minnesota, where it still lags far behind

Diversity report shows NBA leading sports industry — Except in Minnesota, where it still lags far behind

Jul. 3 |       The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) annually publishes the Racial and Gender Report Card (RGRC) reports on professional and college sport to measure racial and gender improvement, stagnation and regression...

Justice for David Cornelius Smith — David C. Smith In spite of obstruction of justice from the  Mpls. Civil Rights Dept.

Justice for David Cornelius Smith — David C. Smith In spite of obstruction of justice from the Mpls. Civil Rights Dept.

Jun. 5 |     On Friday, May 24, 2013, Minneapolis City Council awarded $3.75 million to the family of David C. Smith, a 28 year-old African American. The case was handled by the Bennett Law Firm. All tax payers’ money. Since 2006, the City of Minneapolis...

Three jazz artists producing quality material

Three jazz artists producing quality material

May. 29 |       What does it mean to work with a high level of musicality? Three cutting-edge musicians with new albums out — veteran artists Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, and rising star Gerald Clayton —certainly know the answer to...

The Ku Klux Klan in 86 years lynched 3,446 — Abortions accomplish this number in four days

The Ku Klux Klan in 86 years lynched 3,446 — Abortions accomplish this number in four days

May. 29 |     “My name is Dan Zimmerman. Over the last three years I have done a significant amount of research on abortion in Minnesota and its effects on women. The research has revealed frightening things both about abortion and the leading abortion...

As a Black president, Barack Obama is a bust

As a Black president, Barack Obama is a bust

May. 29 |     If Barack Obama isn’t going to have Black issues high among his priorities, what was the point of America making such a big deal out of him being the first Black president? Indeed, why did Black voters turn out in record numbers to...

Honoring Emil Kapaun should reflect his commitment to nonviolent

Honoring Emil Kapaun should reflect his commitment to nonviolent

May. 22 |     Obama presented the nephew of the Rev. Emil Kapaun with the Medal of Honor, the highest military award for bravery. Rev. Kapaun died at the age of 35 in 1951, after spending six months in captivity during the Korean War. President Obama...

Critics of Rosenbloom column skirt  around statements by Sanger

Critics of Rosenbloom column skirt around statements by Sanger

May. 15 |     Columnist Lucky Rosenbloom’s commentary [column of April 11] on abortion and its devastating effects on Black America is the dirty little secret Black activists, most Black clergy, Black scholars and, of course, the liberal White left...

Black suspensions more than double other students’ in suburban schools

Black suspensions more than double other students’ in suburban schools

May. 8 |     Hopkins students feel disrespected by school officials   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     On April 26, Black Hopkins high school students walked out during the school’s last hour of the day. They complained of unfair...

On Whitney Young: our Minnesota national treasure

On Whitney Young: our Minnesota national treasure

May. 8 |     We must deal with ourselves, but you must deal with us, too.”  — Eugene Robinson, Washington Post Pulitzer Prize winner   Seeing The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s fight for civil rights, a documentary film by Bonnie Boswell,...

Undisputed champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. now 44-0

Undisputed champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. now 44-0

May. 8 |     LAS VEGAS — You might say that Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is in a league of his own. After spending over two months in jail and not stepping into the ring for almost two years, the new welterweight champion of the world proved again he’s...