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Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Dec. 12 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Nearly 50 persons attended “A Gathering for Media Justice” held last weekend at Hamline University for community members and local non-mainstream media representatives. Sponsored by Community Action...

Ballot or the bullet — Black voting rights still challenged in 21st century

Ballot or the bullet — Black voting rights still challenged in 21st century

Nov. 7 |   By Corey Yeager Guest Commentator   On Election Day 2008, I went to my polling site to participate in the most historical election since the origin of this country. I recall the excitement that coursed through me as I made way to my local...

No to the Republicrats and Demicans — And no, I ain’t crazy

No to the Republicrats and Demicans — And no, I ain’t crazy

Oct. 24 |     Malcolm X used to tell a story about how a field slave said, “Let’s run away from here,” but some of the content, satisfied and visionless house slaves responded, “Where can we find a better master [but master nevertheless] than...

Community empowerment through Black men healing

Community empowerment through Black men healing

Jun. 13 |   By Brandon Jones Contributing Writer   It is time for healing in Black community. The Black community is in pain, emotionally, spiritually, and psychologically. From the Trayvon Martin case, to the continuous attacks on President Obama,...

Urban women must  stand together for change

Urban women must stand together for change

Dec. 14 |     ”The Master’s tools will never dismantle the Master’s house,” advises feminist Audre Lorde in her famous essay. I was doing some research for an upcoming show that will help us examine the impact of racism on our mental health,...

We need Black solutions to Black problems – Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

We need Black solutions to Black problems – Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

Nov. 16 |     “Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.”            — A. Philip Randolph   Unless you are Herman Cain, you know that the Civil Rights Movement was ignited by young people tired of going through...