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Be part of the sunshine! Change the system!

Be part of the sunshine! Change the system!

Mar. 26 | The new faces of the Mpls NAACP: MSR’s recent story on the new officers of the Minneapolis Branch of the NAACP (“Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members,” Feb. 27) revealed among other things that women now constitute a majority of the new leadership,...

Finding ‘a proper place in our current history’ for the NAACP

Finding ‘a proper place in our current history’ for the NAACP

Mar. 19 | The new faces of the Mpls NAACP MSR’s recent story on the new officers of the Minneapolis Branch of the NAACP (“Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members,” Feb. 27) revealed among other things that women now constitute a majority of the new leadership,...

Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members

Minneapolis NAACP swears in new members

Feb. 26 | New leaders say their mission includes no time for negativity     By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   The Minneapolis NAACP meeting, held on February 22, was the first membership meeting following the organization’s election of new...

Life is cheap

Life is cheap

Oct. 16 | It makes sense to me that the standards for a society are set by people in the highest positions of leadership and responsibility. So when the folks at the top operate in certain ways it can only be assumed it’s out of their perspective or an acceptable...

Crocodile tears for Kenyans just that — crocodile tears

Crocodile tears for Kenyans just that — crocodile tears

Oct. 2 | The mall bombing/attack in Kenya is not just frightening and alarming because of its apparent senselessness. It’s also alarming because it will give an opening to U.S. and European anti-Muslim — and to some extent anti-African — propaganda,...

Somali parents struggle with trauma of childhood autism

Somali parents struggle with trauma of childhood autism

Jun. 26 | New legislation promises more help for low-income families   By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   “It’s an awesome feeling to change policy so that equality is from the get-go and from the gate for all kids. This new law/policy...

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

May. 1 | Proposed laws could disadvantage Black and  low-income people   By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   “State legislators want to create two different healthcare policies for kids with autism: one that generously covers the privately...

Hennepin County creates special team to improve community outreach

Hennepin County creates special team to improve community outreach

Mar. 13 | (l-r) Abdi Mohamed, Deputy Betsy Aune,Sergeant Derwin EllisPhoto courtesy of Hennepin County The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has announced a new Community Engagement Team they say will expand outreach efforts in diverse communities and directly...

‘Rules of war’ expose FBI terror case as fraud

‘Rules of war’ expose FBI terror case as fraud

Nov. 28 |   The FBI “terror case” that took place here in Minneapolis involving local young men who were recruited to fight in a “holy war” in Somalia in 2008 is finally over. It was said that it was one of the biggest cases ever by the...

U.S. meddling in Somalia is divisive

U.S. meddling in Somalia is divisive

Nov. 10 |   What took place during the trial of the Somali women Amina Farah Ali and Hawo Mohamed Hassan, who were convicted of aiding terrorists, was nothing short of U.S. cynicism and hypocrisy. While engaging in a campaign to intimidate the Somali community...