Minnesota has had its share of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in 2018. The good includes historic elections and appointments, including the election of a Black attorney general for the first time in the state’s history. The 5th Congressional District elected another Muslim to represent its political future.
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In 2018, all Americans would like to believe that racism is over and that society is moving toward equality and certain inalienable rights for everyone.
Black youth, many of whom suffer from identity crises caused by trauma, are particularly strained.
For months, many in mainstream media have been giddy with joyful anticipation of the impeachment of President Donald Trump, as well as his potential jail time. Yet, impeachment is extremely doubtful unless what the media believes about Trump’s high crimes turns out to actually be true.
While I will continue to argue that the African American community doesn’t have a patent on homophobia, it does, however, have a problem with it. And, comedian Kevin Hart is another glaring example of the malady.
The current January 2019 deadline to approve the Upper Harbor Terminal concept plan does not allow adequate time for review and collaboration…
I now live in Minnesota, one of the healthiest states in the United States (U.S.), yet it is tinged with one of the highest health inequalities in the country — including sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
This [NFL] is a man’s world, but it would be nothing without a woman or a girl … (speaking in my James Brown voice). Sure, we are on the sidelines as cheerleaders, owners, reporters and such, but there has never been a female head coach manning the sidelines in any male professional sport. There’s always […]
ccording to the United Nations Statistics Division, intimate partner violence accounts for the majority of women’s experience of abuse.
There continues to be a very frightening silence in the Twin Cities’ African American communities regarding the spike of African American deaths from drug overdose and what to do about it. While it affects all races, colors, and creeds, people of color are disproportionately represented. The Minnesota Department of Health’s “Race Rate Disparity in Drug […]