Two year old loses life to Minneapolis violence As we have warned, without implemented solution plans, summer would bring more violence and death. The latest is a two-year-old baby, Le’Vonte King Jason Jones, shot and killed, and his 15 month old sister, Mela Queen Melzina Jones, shot in the leg but survived. What madness when a toddler’s life is taken because adults are … [Read more...]
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On the highway to self-imposed genocide Are we heading for a self-imposed crown for again becoming “Murderopolis,” as Minneapolis was called in 1992-93, when we averaged nearly 70 homicides per year? It was two homicides per year in the 1950s, five in the 1960s, 11 in the 1970s. Then, nearly 30 per year in the first decade of 21st century, approaching 40 per year for this … [Read more...]
Evidently St. Cloud was devastated again after Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton attended Somali Night at St. Cloud State University (SCSU) this past spring. Dayton’s scathing criticisms certify St. Cloud “White Cloud” as the state’s most dysfunctional community. (“Minnesota Governor Dayton: ‘Don’t like immigrants? Get out of Minnesota;’” National Vanguard, October 20, 2015; … [Read more...]
Justice Sotomayor details ramifications of the decision While many of us were being entertained by LeBron James, the election circus with its all-star clowns, or just looking the other way, the Supreme Court made a ruling on the Fourth Amendment that will have repercussions for years to come. By a vote of 5-3 the high court ruled that the Fourth Amendment doesn’t … [Read more...]
November 2, 2015 President Barack Obama boldly, in the name of justice, released 6,000 nonviolent offenders from federal prisons across the country. This was a great first step in the unified approach in the movement to heal some of the carnage that was created by the “War on Drugs” and ensuing mass incarceration. The campaign is a noble and necessary action. I … [Read more...]