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Somali chaos in St. Cloud; check Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Somali chaos in St. Cloud; check Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

by Ann Corcoran (Originally posted on March 26, 2015; but makes much more sense today) If you are angry (about the tension in St. Cloud) and want one entity to blame, it is Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, the primary federal refugee resettlement agency working in St. Cloud! That supposedly ‘Christian’ charitable organization is [...]

Community Activist Alfred D. Flowers enters the Minneapolis Mayor’s race

Community Activist Alfred D. Flowers enters the Minneapolis Mayor’s race

For Immediate Release Alfred D. Flowers Announces candidacy for Mayor of Minneapolis Pledges to Bring Community & Business Experience, Sound Judgment, and Truth to the People Know-How to Office Al Flowers is running for Minneapolis mayor. Minneapolis, Minn.  – Thursday, December 22, 2016 – Alfred D. Flowers, community activist [...]

Black Americans may be more resilient to stress than white Americans

By Matt Johnson - TheSystemsScientist @TSSNewsMag, Guest Columnist  White Americans live on average 3.6 years longer than black Americans. If you look only at men, the difference becomes 4.4 years. As I found in a recent study, the main reason behind this disparity is that black Americans are at higher risk of most chronic medical [...]

The MN DFL will endorse Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds for Minneapolis Mayor

The MN DFL will endorse Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds for Minneapolis Mayor

Bye-bye Minneapolis mayor Betsy "Equity?" Hodges. Current (and outgoing) Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges thought she had a connection with the people of Minneapolis. With the banning of plastic bags at convenience stores and other non-issue items made into law by Hodges and the current city council, we know there will be a change to [...]

Santa Claus is Black; like Jesus!

Santa Claus is Black; like Jesus!

By Don Allen, Publisher Minnesota Funnies…I hope you folks haven’t been living under a rock all your lives, like Jesus, Santa Claus is full fledged black man. How to you account for the reindeer names?  Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blixen and Blitzen, with Rudolph; I’m sorry, they’re all brothers (black [...]

A Postmodern approach to parenthetical Blackness

A Postmodern approach to parenthetical Blackness

In a society where the mainstream is misinformed about black progress denotes a change in thinking. If we look at Postmodernism, we also need to consider Reconstructivism, which is a philosophical theory holding that societies should continually reform themselves in order to establish more perfect governments or social networks. This ideology [...]