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NFL race to the  playoffs takes shape

NFL race to the playoffs takes shape

Dec. 14 |     PHOENIX — It’s the haves and the have nots, those that are going or at worst are in the hunt with three weeks left for the 2012 NFL Super Bowl Tournament. The defending Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers have set the standard...

Blacks wait for jobs as White planners plan

Blacks wait for jobs as White planners plan

Dec. 7 |     Black unemployment in Minneapolis was 20.7 percent in 2010 (nearly four times that of Whites) and even higher today. For Black youth: 45 percent unemployment. The Minneapolis Foundation, the Blue Ribbon Commission, the Pacific Northwest...

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...

Sixteen reasons why JoePa should have  done the right thing

Sixteen reasons why JoePa should have done the right thing

Nov. 23 |   The philosophy in America has always been that one is innocent until proven guilty. Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno are clearly poster children for that doctrine or its failure, depending on how you look at it. Penn States seems to have a culture...

U.S. African Command: the return of colonialism to Black Africa?

U.S. African Command: the return of colonialism to Black Africa?

Nov. 16 |     Eight months ago, just before the outbreak of hostilities in Libya, and with little fanfare or coverage by European or American press, the Obama administration quietly announced General Carter Ham’s appointment as supreme commander...

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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