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When bribery and corruption causes death!

When bribery and corruption causes death!

Feb. 26 | In the deaths of five children in North Minneapolis   On Saturday, February 15, 2014, Minneapolis Fire Department units rushed to a blazing and fatal fire at 2818 Colfax Avenue, North. Five beautiful, precious and innocent children lost their lives....

A reappointment that is a mistake

A reappointment that is a mistake

Feb. 19 | Velma Korbel to again head Dept. of Civil Rights   Velma Korbel’s reappointment by newly elected Mayor Betsy Hodges to continue as Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) director is a huge mistake that nonetheless exposes the city culture...

State of emergency in Minnesota

State of emergency in Minnesota

Feb. 6 | When corporate and government greed take over America     “State of emergency!” declared Governor Mark Dayton, January 27, 2014. Minnesota is cancelled due to the cold, said Star Tribune meteorologist Paul Douglas, tongue in cheek. But...

NAACP activates legal strategy

NAACP activates legal strategy

Jan. 29 |             Local branch joins Doug Mann in Sports Authority law suit   One of the traditional strengths of the NAACP movement has been its shrewd planning for taking legal action against those violating rights...

Financial disaster for Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

Financial disaster for Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

Jan. 22 | When Douglass Mann filed his motion with the Minnesota Supreme Court, early Friday morning, January 10, 2014, no one knew his motion was being sent to the State Supreme Court, raising serious constitutional issues with regard to the funding of the...

Promises, promises, promises

Promises, promises, promises

Jan. 15 | What good is an equity plan with no follow through?   Liberals have become extremely proficient at making promises to the constituent base of people of color. The theme song is “come vote for me so that me and my people get paid to distribute...

The Rooney Rule is dead

The Rooney Rule is dead

Jan. 8 | Next Vikings coach “must” be White               With the firing of Leslie Frazier December 30, the NFL is down to two African Americans head coaches out of the 32 teams that make up the National Football League...

Looking at 2013, through real eyes

Looking at 2013, through real eyes

Jan. 3 | We wish to convey to all of our readers and the staff at the Spokesman Recorder all the best for a bright future. Our last column of 2013 ended with “We just celebrated the life of Nelson Mandela, a man who proved a Black man can be a success as...

Minneapolis NAACP on the move?

Minneapolis NAACP on the move?

Dec. 26 |   Congratulations to the Rev. Jerry McAfee, newly elected president of the Minneapolis branch of the NAACP, and to the new board members. This is an auspicious time. We just celebrated the life of Nelson Mandela, a man who proved a Black man...

A great injustice: the death of T.T. Franklin

A great injustice: the death of T.T. Franklin

Dec. 18 | Why another farce of a police report?   When the police version of the circumstances surrounding their May 10, 2013 basement shooting death of Terrance Terrill Franklin was published September 26, 2013, so-called leaders, Black and White, seemed...