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NAACP activates legal strategy

NAACP activates legal strategy

Jan. 29 |             Local branch joins Doug Mann in Sports Authority law suit   One of the traditional strengths of the NAACP movement has been its shrewd planning for taking legal action against those violating rights...

Hallelujah: the project begins

Hallelujah: the project begins

Dec. 11 | Constructing the new Peoples’ Stadium   Hallelujah! The great occasion of the beginning of construction preparedness and building of the Peoples’ Stadium arrived: December 2, 2013. “Mission accomplished” or another December day in...

Nelson Mandela was both Malcolm and Martin

Nelson Mandela was both Malcolm and Martin

Dec. 11 | Nelson Mandela, the icon who led the emancipation of South Africa from White minority rule and became South Africa’s first Black president, was both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He was an emblem of dignity and abstention. Imagine being...

The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

Dec. 11 | By Issa A. Mansaray  Contributing Writer   Nelson Mandela, 95, first Black president of South Africa who fought for the freedom of his people and against apartheid, died at about 8:50 pm local time on Thursday. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, current...

Attack on the Teachers Federation Why have friends become foes?

Attack on the Teachers Federation Why have friends become foes?

Oct. 9 | “The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.” — Mary McLeod Bethune   For decades, a workable relationship between organized labor and African American leadership existed in Minnesota. They do not necessarily speak with one voice,...

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,...

Old Log’s Mahalia delivers in song

Old Log’s Mahalia delivers in song

Apr. 3 |     Old Log Theater’s Mahalia, starring Sandra Robinson Hodges with Dianne E’Laine and Sam Reeves Old Log Theater is flaws and all, a winning ticket. This is the second go around for the production, which premiered at Old Log in 1994....

Why are so many Black men dying?

Why are so many Black men dying?

Aug. 29 |     By Terry Yzaguirre Guest Commentator   As I arrived at the homicide scene on 21st and Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis on August 18at about 9 am, the crime lab was still working on the bullet holes on the exterior of the home after...