Last fall the MSR published what we’d hoped would be our first and last editorial wasted on the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump. We predicted then that, in our view, the Trump surge would by spring be a curiosity of the past and the fire-breathing Donald dragon would slink back to its foul Manhattan lair. We were wrong and our faith in the electorate misplaced. Donald … [Read more...]
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Demotion as of October 1, 2016 In my column of June 2, 2016, I reported serious issues of racism inside the Theodore Wirth Golf Course, using as an example the courageous stand taken by Mike Baker, a manager, to hire African Americans at the golf course. For doing so, he is being let go. Then came the cover up. This column uncovers the cover up. The cover up began with … [Read more...]
It’s a sad, sorry travesty when good ol' boy Lyndon B. Johnson and privileged elitist John F. Kennedy each better benefitted Black America than has affirmative action, p.c. poster token Barack Obama. Look it up. LBJ, in 1964, signed the Civil Rights Act after fighting like hell for it in 1963. JFK dragged his feet, but with rabid racist Gov. George Wallace … [Read more...]
Former Mpls prep standout leads the effort During the 2015-16 school year, African American male students in the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) were part of an innovative and creative educational initiative established two years ago by a former school superintendent visionary and a former assistant principal turned advocate. It was then that Bernadeia Johnson … [Read more...]
Gang members answer questions One cannot turn on the television news, read the papers, or talk with friends and not hear or talk about the growing violence throughout the Twin Cities areas that include shootings resulting in bodily injuries and/or death of both intended and/or innocent Black people. No doubt, anyone that hates Black people must rejoice over beer during the … [Read more...]