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President Obama and flip flop Republicans

President Obama and flip flop Republicans

Jun. 26 | I don’t care how anyone tries to butter up the words, President Obama’s administration negotiated indirectly or directly with terrorists for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. I write about double-minded Democrats (see my column regarding Democrats...

Clinton decries growing U.S. political polarization

Clinton decries growing U.S. political polarization

Jun. 18 | Ex-president, in Humphrey school speech, sounded alarm that we are ‘drifting apart’   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Barack Obama, or for that matter Jimmy Carter, or even former president Bill Clinton himself would not have been elected...

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Jan. 15 |   The only thing I like about a proposed “Eddie Robinson Rule” for college sports hiring is that it is being named for the late Grambling football coach. Otherwise, if the proposed law is modeled after the NFL’s Rooney Rule, I’m afraid...

Legendary guitarist still going strong with new CD — Self-taught virtuoso has recorded over 30 albums

Legendary guitarist still going strong with new CD — Self-taught virtuoso has recorded over 30 albums

Jul. 31 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Earl Klugh’s 60th birthday is this coming September. As a result he is celebrating with his first solo record since 2006. “A birthday gift to me? I didn’t think of it that way,” admits...

Former Gopher star now promoting U of M ‘engagement’

Former Gopher star now promoting U of M ‘engagement’

Dec. 19 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Quincy LewisPhoto courtesy of U of M Quincy Lewis says a large part of his new role as an associate development officer at the University of Minnesota is to create and maintain “the passion” among the school’s...

A post-election mobilization agenda

A post-election mobilization agenda

Nov. 14 |           By Julianne Malveaux Guest Commentator   Before the president takes the oath of office for a second time, African Americans should mobilize around these issues:   Sequestration Unless the Democrats and...

Publishing company supports ministry work

Publishing company supports ministry work

Nov. 7 | Chappell Publishing Ministry gives authors or prospective authors the opportunity to have their manuscripts published at an extremely affordable cost. “We are professional writers, transcriptionists, and designers who have spent a number of years...

NFL continues to score high in hiring diversity

NFL continues to score high in hiring diversity

Oct. 31 | Third in an occasional series Vikings President Rick SpielmanPhoto by Charles Hallman Historically, pro football has been slow to embrace racial diversity, especially at high-profile positions such as quarterback and coach. There was a nearly seven-decade...

To The Editor: Saunders elected first Black president of AFSCME

To The Editor: Saunders elected first Black president of AFSCME

Jul. 5 | The NAACP congratulates Lee Saunders on his election to serve as the new president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Saunders is the first African American president in AFSCME’s history. “For his entire...