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Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. reaps rewards for giving back

Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. reaps rewards for giving back

Aug. 29 | SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Monday, August 27, I’m on the road again doing what I do. This time, I’m not covering a game or sporting event. As many of you know, my oldest son Larry, Jr., NFL star with the Arizona Cardinals, has done many good things on...

In Twin Cities, Blacks still need not apply

In Twin Cities, Blacks still need not apply

Jul. 11 |   “Twin Cities Still Worst in U.S. for Black Jobseekers” (Star Tribune headline, July 2, 2012). “New report shows little change from 2009 unemployment rates.” — Economic Policy Institute. That is a repeat of the June 18, 2010 report...

Tensions within the MPD revealed in the case of Lt. Michael Keefe

Tensions within the MPD revealed in the case of Lt. Michael Keefe

May. 30 |     For months tensions within the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) have been building over internal issues due to actions of the VOTF unit (Violent Offenders Task Force) over the past six years. This column first sounded the alert about...

Gopher AD departs with ‘no alibis, no regrets’

Gopher AD departs with ‘no alibis, no regrets’

May. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When Joel Maturi steps down next month to become a special assistant to the school president, he will leave a collegiate athletic environment that is markedly different than it was a decade ago...

More than ever, all-Black sports  radio’s time has come

More than ever, all-Black sports radio’s time has come

May. 16 |     A Spanish all-sports station may soon debut in New York City. Yet there’s still not an all-Black sports radio station anywhere in this country, neither on terrestrial regular radio nor on the nation’s only satellite radio service,...

It all started with  Dave Winfield

It all started with Dave Winfield

May. 16 |     Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Twin Cities’ two cities, are very close in population and size and just 15 minutes apart. One is known for being the place to be, where most everything goes on; the other is the Capital city where all...

Our Vikings appear to be saved

Our Vikings appear to be saved

May. 16 |   But did legislators still leave the exit door to L.A. open?   Because of our decade of columns and solution papers on saving the Vikings, especially in the last two years, I have received calls saying my column was instrumental in helping...

America is on a racial ‘Razor’s Edge’

America is on a racial ‘Razor’s Edge’

Apr. 18 |     Will entrenched injustices cut us to pieces?   The death of Trayvon Martin on February 26 was not just another event in America’s troubled and tainted history of abusing the rights of African Americans. The controversy surrounding...

Hiring mandates must be   in place for Viking  stadium project

Hiring mandates must be in place for Viking stadium project

Apr. 4 |     Are job opportunity plans for Blacks mandated and in place for the Vikings stadium project and the development to take place around it? If yes, let’s see it. If no, set a date for revealing the mandates of a hiring compliance plan. A...

Police unions turn to Republicans for help

Police unions turn to Republicans for help

Mar. 7 |     Rybak administration and Civil Rights Department blindsided   One wonders how long it took the Rybak administration to realize the powerful Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis had turned to the Republican majority in the Minnesota...
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