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Senator Hayden deserves a fair hearing

Senator Hayden deserves a fair hearing

Oct. 11 | Black leaders need to demand he gets due process   “Due process” is a fundamental constitutional right. It means respecting legal rights, holding “innocent until proven guilty” and having one’s day in court. Due process is the legal glue...

Stench of death in Minneapolis

Stench of death in Minneapolis

Oct. 2 | 13 shot, four fatally, in five-day period The stench of death hangs over Minneapolis. Between September 16 and 21, at least 13 young African American men, were shot — four of them fatally — with a fifth death from the Bar shooting of August 9,...

Peterson, Rice and the NFL

Peterson, Rice and the NFL

Sep. 26 | The controversies continue     The media focus on the NFL’s Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice hide ideologies for bashing the NFL and its wealthy Black males. Let’s be clear about four things. I don’t condone: 1. Any kind of abuse, physical...

New developments in Ferguson, MO

New developments in Ferguson, MO

Sep. 21 | New witnesses come forward   There are efforts being made to draw America’s attention away from Ferguson, Missouri in St. Louis County and the recent police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. White media is attempting to distract...

Ferguson and Homeland Security: Are they intertwined?

Ferguson and Homeland Security: Are they intertwined?

Sep. 12 | As we watch closely the events in Ferguson and greater St. Louis County, Missouri, we are disturbed to hear Democrats and Republicans say it is somehow related to the threat to America’s national security, as if Ferguson represents the beginning...

Vikings win — again

Vikings win — again

Sep. 7 | Wilfs save stadium — again   Did you cheer the Vikings paying $50 million more toward stadium costs? Jeer instead the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA), state legislature and city council that created this mess. The Minneapolis...

Ferguson, MO: an American race tragedy, again. Conflicting versions with  parallels to Minneapolis

Ferguson, MO: an American race tragedy, again. Conflicting versions with parallels to Minneapolis

Aug. 22 | Michael Brown, August 9, 2014, 18 years old, to start college in two days, unarmed. Instead: stopped by police while walking on a Ferguson, MO street, suburb of St. Louis, he was shot and killed. Rioting, burning, and looting followed: “…like...

Stadium update

Stadium update

Aug. 13 | Is 34 percent minority participation goal being met?   As Vikings fly up and down the field in training camp, our City Council is concerned about birds flying into the Viking Stadium glass walls. Why? They were unconcerned about letting stadium tax...

The real immigration story

The real immigration story

Aug. 13 | For nearly 400 years, since 1620, the dark secret of American immigration has been its policies detrimental to Blacks (Black Africans, Black Cubans, Black Caribbeans). Most slaves to North America arrived through the Caribbean. We see this dark secret...

MPD and MFD in trouble

MPD and MFD in trouble

Aug. 4 | Racial balance is being lost   The facts of the last 40 years reveal Minnesota is not, when it comes to African Americans, liberal and progressive. It is illiberal and regressive, openly and defiantly not complying with federal or local civil rights...