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Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Dec. 12 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Nearly 50 persons attended “A Gathering for Media Justice” held last weekend at Hamline University for community members and local non-mainstream media representatives. Sponsored by Community Action...

‘Hurt people hurt people’ —  healing Black men’s pain

‘Hurt people hurt people’ — healing Black men’s pain

Sep. 5 |   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Samuel Simmons. Say that name at a gathering of psychologists, social workers or both and you will catch someone’s ear. This is because Simmons, a veteran professional with a strong track record...

Segregation again:  Black educators are being purged

Segregation again: Black educators are being purged

Jun. 20 |     Richard Green was the first Black superintendent of the Minneapolis Public Schools who later became chancellor of the New York City Schools. He was an educator’s educator. He earned respect and affection of all involved with education,...

From tragedy comes a demand for change

From tragedy comes a demand for change

Apr. 11 |       The murder of Trayvon Martin is a horrible reality that the people of the village are almost desensitized to, as murder isn’t an anomaly for too many of us. At the same time, like the deaths of Malcolm and Martin, Trayvon’s...

Wake up!  We’re still invisible!

Wake up! We’re still invisible!

Mar. 28 |     “There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement. Three people are better than no people.” – Fannie Lou Hamer   Last night’s “Urban Agenda” radio show was one of those that unfolds as it is in motion, a potpourri...

Our history is the shield of our resistance

Our history is the shield of our resistance

Feb. 22 |   A month or so ago, a wonderful woman reached out to me on Facebook to invite me to a screening of the new documentary Slavery by Another Name. It so happened that I saw the chance to preview it tonight as I was thinking about what to offer...

What you can do to preserve Black history — and why you should

What you can do to preserve Black history — and why you should

Feb. 8 |     ”When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions. You do not have to tell him not to stand here or go yonder. He will find his ‘proper place’ and will stay in it. You do not need to send him to the...

Women ADVANCE to take the lead

Women ADVANCE to take the lead

Jan. 25 |     A primarily Black Urban Women’s Movement is officially launched   By Vickie Evans-Nash Contributing Writer   On Saturday, January 21, approximately 200 people — overwhelmingly women, predominantly African American, with...

Your turn to  speak up has arrived Critical thinking in the village

Your turn to speak up has arrived Critical thinking in the village

Jan. 25 |     “With the people, for the people, by the people, I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, ’cause that’s what really happens.”  — Fannie Lou Hamer   As we celebrate the life...

A ‘New COINTELPRO’ will not deter our  resistance

A ‘New COINTELPRO’ will not deter our resistance

Jan. 11 |   2012 will be The Year of the Village   FBI records show that 85 percent of COINTELPRO resources targeted groups and individuals that the FBI deemed ”subversive, including communist and socialist organizations; organizations and individuals...