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Terror in Boston? Terror in America!

Terror in Boston? Terror in America!

Apr. 24 | How fragile is our precarious democracy in the face of senseless violence? Two explosions exposed the fragile state of our precarious social contract at the Boston Marathon, April 15, 2013, as three were killed and 175 or so injured, some badly,...

Prominent Blacks have supported  Planned Parenthood’s mission

Prominent Blacks have supported Planned Parenthood’s mission

Apr. 24 | The Spokesman-Recorder published an editorial by Lucky Rosenbloom [column of April 11] asking readers to ignore his political party’s voter-suppression efforts and direct our indignation and protest against legalized abortion instead. Readers must...

KFAN post Henry Lake is now all white

KFAN post Henry Lake is now all white

Apr. 18 | Joni Mitchell once sang that you don’t know what you’ve had until it’s gone. “We’re glad to get him,” admits KCSP-AM Program Director John Hanson on Henry Lake, the new midday host at “610 Sports Radio” in Kansas City. Personally...

We did it again! — Ninth annual Carol Fitzgerald Fund announces grant winners

We did it again! — Ninth annual Carol Fitzgerald Fund announces grant winners

Apr. 17 |       Ten years ago on April 10, 2003, we lost a great woman, Carol Fitzgerald. Thanks to great support from our community locally and nationally, we continue her work. With major spending cuts across the United States in funding the...

Where are our leaders?  What are our core values?

Where are our leaders? What are our core values?

Mar. 27 |     By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   It will not be sufficient for Morehouse College — for any college, for that matter — to produce clever graduates, men fluent in speech and able to argue their way through; but rather...

If Mark Henderson had been White, he’d be alive

If Mark Henderson had been White, he’d be alive

Feb. 27 |   Those in control do an injustice to us all when they do not address the race factor when it comes to the killing of 19-year-old Mark E. Henderson, Jr. by three Woodbury police officers. No one will heal when taking this end-around approach. Let...

U of M honors late MSR senior sportswriter

U of M honors late MSR senior sportswriter

Feb. 14 | Kwame McDonald was highly regarded as educator, activist and friend to many   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team honored the late Kwame McDonald during halftime of Sunday’s Gophers-Illinois...

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...

The struggle continues — Obama is not proof of a post-racial society

The struggle continues — Obama is not proof of a post-racial society

Feb. 6 |     When one compares the 1968 Kerner Commission Report, which chronicled the problems that Black folks were experiencing in just about every walk of life at the time, and the misery index for Black folks today, one finds that the lot of...

Letter to the Editor: A call for 21st century Black consciousness

Letter to the Editor: A call for 21st century Black consciousness

Feb. 6 |   First of all, our greatest gift to America is our humble humanity. Black people, we are in deep trouble with our Afro-American ideology. The responsibility of a community concerns everybody living in that community, whether you are rich or...