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Has Obama failed?

Has Obama failed?

Jul. 29 | By Don Allen Guest Commentator   As a card-carrying member of the Republican Party, I have to honestly say President Obama has not really failed. There are powers greater than him that still follow the political White-patriarchal system of checks...

Death warrants in Faribault

Death warrants in Faribault

Sep. 25 | State of MN ignores deaths at State prison hospital in Faribault   ”Today there are more African-Americans under correctional control — in prison or jail, on probation or parole — than were enslaved in 1850… Our system of...

Investigate the racial context  behind  Martin’s death

Investigate the racial context behind Martin’s death

Jul. 24 |   By Jesse Jackson Guest Commentator   If Trayvon Martin were not a young Black male, he would be alive today. Despite the verdict, it’s clear that George Zimmerman would never have confronted a young White man wearing a hoodie. He would,...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Nov. 14 |     Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people   Many children win medals for being the fastest runner in their school, yet for two siblings who attended a Crow Wing County school in Minnesota,...

We must challenge and change our system of mass incarceration

We must challenge and change our system of mass incarceration

Oct. 17 |   “Police!” The shout from outside the front door was followed by the house shaking violently from a stampede of police exploding through the door. I was a terrified four-year-old in Spiderman pajamas staring at high-powered assault rifles...