Editorial Opinion

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

“The issues before us continue to be balancing fiscal responsibility with sound judgment. One example is the problem of the Minneapolis city council wanting to open a city owned bank; shouldn’t we worry about the current uninformed city council members and mayor and have them to work on items the people are interested in? It is clear that this kind of thing happens because of the city’s unwillingness to make cognitive improvement over the years.








Minneapolis mayor must Stand-Down when it comes to president-elect Trump

What’s “horrifying” is that a mayor who promised to end veterans’ homelessness; wealth gaps and address the lack of equity inside and outside the city of Minneapolis would idea, publish and distribute such propaganda to the citizens of Minneapolis. How the mayor connects “Japanese Internment Camps” to the current state of terrorism and the election of the new president is a stretch to say the least. Hodges, like the mainstream media are trapped in an alternative universe bounded by sensationalism and driven forward by racism, hate and the ability to capture simple-minded scare-tactics in an effort to cause more marches, blocking of highways and the tainting of young minds that might be better served learning the historical meaning of a Trump presidency, which I’m sure is not a concern in the least.



Confirmed $4. 2 million: Why wasn’t the Minneapolis Urban League asked to take the lead?

…during the interview, the MUL’s Belton corrected the host of the show who seemed not to have his information correct. “The community (Black folks) did not get $35 million; the $35 million was distributed across the state. The north Minneapolis agency EMERGE and its leadership was asked to take the lead on the $4.2 million that was allocated,” said Belton.