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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...

Hallelujah: the project begins

Hallelujah: the project begins

Dec. 11 | Constructing the new Peoples’ Stadium   Hallelujah! The great occasion of the beginning of construction preparedness and building of the Peoples’ Stadium arrived: December 2, 2013. “Mission accomplished” or another December day in...

“To the extent practical”

“To the extent practical”

Dec. 4 | Escape language in legislation allows steel purchase outside Iron Range   The Minnesota Sports Facility Authority met November 22, 2013, to sign the contract to put the final stadium construction process and procedures into place....

Is President Obama a ‘lame duck’?

Is President Obama a ‘lame duck’?

Nov. 27 | You be the judge   In the last 20 days, discussion on both the left and the right has been about the failures of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the real name of what both sides call “Obamacare,” long a term of pride for Democrats and one of derision...

Chief Janeé Harteau is doing a good job

Chief Janeé Harteau is doing a good job

Nov. 20 | No need to replace her   Minneapolis celebrates the election of its second female in the history of City Government, Betsy Hodges, bringing discussion about her representing diversity balance. Really? How, when for the next four years there...
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