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Washington nickname must go sooner or later — preferably sooner

Washington nickname must go sooner or later — preferably sooner

Nov. 13 |     Almost 30 times I heard it. Literally hundreds of times I saw it. No one apparently got the memo, especially the stadium public address announcer, who said it with gusto. Many proudly wore it like a badge of honor. I’m referring to...

Training doesn’t cure racism

Training doesn’t cure racism

Aug. 22 |       Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau tells us “This is not who we are.” Then who are you? Officers are caught being racist and all that happens to them is they get suspended with pay. They are not punished; they are rewarded...

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case:  ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ —  MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case: ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ — MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

Aug. 14 |             By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Historically, many local Blacks believe that no matter what evidence is presented, nothing happens to Minneapolis police officers for misconduct against people...

Zimmerman verdict protest rally

Zimmerman verdict protest rally

Jul. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   Demonstrations took place from coast to coast since the Zimmerman acquittal was announced last Saturday. Many Blacks have strongly reacted to the news, and expressed for many, a continued disappointment...

Pat Boone: cultural hate from the man who ‘Whitewashed’ Black music

Pat Boone: cultural hate from the man who ‘Whitewashed’ Black music

Jul. 5 | By Eric Grimsrud Guest Commentator   You have all probably noticed the advertisements recently shown in Montana in which Pat Boone, one of my generation’s popular singers in the 1950s, has been “educating” that same generation — who are...