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August 20, 2013: stadium day of judgment — Doug Mann takes on the State of Minnesota

August 20, 2013: stadium day of judgment — Doug Mann takes on the State of Minnesota

Jul. 31 |     “Let’s kill all the lawyers” is a misunderstood quotation from Shakespeare. The character in the play wanted lawyers who would create chaos and unrest so he could become king. The character was referring to killing attorneys and...

Mpls police killed T.T. Franklin for being Black — Racism, individual and institutional, is alive and well in our fair city

Mpls police killed T.T. Franklin for being Black — Racism, individual and institutional, is alive and well in our fair city

Jun. 12 |   There was a lot of hatred directed at and rained down upon T.T. Franklin May 10 in that poorly lighted basement at 2717 Bryant Ave. South, away from prying eyes, enabling public safety to once again turn its back on transparently serving the...

Gentlemen of the Round Table ready to work on People’s Stadium

Gentlemen of the Round Table ready to work on People’s Stadium

Mar. 6 |     Sometime in late March of 2013, an African American construction trade association, Gentlemen of the Round Table, will be looking forward to its meeting with the Sports Facilities Authority to present its members’ credentials qualifying...

Black jobs promised on Vikings  stadium construction

Black jobs promised on Vikings stadium construction

Feb. 15 |     Who will ensure the promises are kept?   Mayor R.T. Rybak stated in his February 6 press conference that he was pressing hard for the Minneapolis City Council to support his dream of a Vikings stadium near the Metrodome. (Star Tribune,...

2011: preparing for the election of 2012

2011: preparing for the election of 2012

Dec. 28 |   If 2012 is an extension of 2011, there could be hell to pay as both political parties continue their Year of Preparation to obtain the prize each seeks: the presidency of the United States. Each will work hard to defeat the other; that is the...

Tell us something we didn’t already know: The corruption of disadvantaged business enterprise  programs in Minneapolis

Tell us something we didn’t already know: The corruption of disadvantaged business enterprise programs in Minneapolis

Nov. 30 |     When the Monday, November 21, morning edition of the Star Tribune hit the streets, I was amused by the headline: “Preferred Public Works Contracts Get Scrutiny.” I’ve written 20 columns on this since 2005, identifying corruption...

Stop the punting of the Vikings! Minnesotans unite with a ‘Fan Response Movement’ to keep the team

Stop the punting of the Vikings! Minnesotans unite with a ‘Fan Response Movement’ to keep the team

Nov. 10 |     In 2002, I wrote the following in my book The Minneapolis Story, Through My Eyes: “The Plan of the movers and shakers of Minneapolis is to move the Vikings out of Minnesota (p. 253). “These powers…have created the false notion...
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