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“Power is Ever Stealing From the Many to the Few!”

“Power is Ever Stealing From the Many to the Few!”

Following is a segment of Chapter 12 of a book entitled: Wendell Phillips, Social Justice, and the Power of the Past  Edited by A. J. Aiséirthe and Donald Yacovone, Louisiana State University Press, 2016  This book is the 20th book of the Series: ANTISLAVERY, ABOLITION, AND THE ATLANTIC WORLD,  R. J. M. Blackett and James Brewer [...]

Seeking Answers & Justice

Minneapolis sued by East Phillips. Minneapolis Threatens to “unappoint” City Commissions.  By BRAD PASS, KAREN CLARK, and the Urban Farm Supporters  Followers of the alley newspaper are aware of the long struggle between the East Phillips Community and the City of Minneapolis over the use of the 7.6-Acre Roof Depot [...]

Start a Learning Pod

By CARZ NELSON The approaching school year will be different from every past school year because of COVID-19. School will most certainly involve lots of distance learning. Distance learning is challenging. It requires levels of self-discipline and focus that are hard for children to maintain.  Kids can learn better when distance [...]

Tips from a COVID-19 Case Investigator

By LINDSEY FENNER With all of the news about COVID-19, it can be hard to know what to do when YOU are the one feeling sick or when you find out you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. It’s important that you do your best to follow public health recommendations for testing, isolation, and quarantine so that together we can stop the [...]

AIM and Traditional Peacemaking are Still Here

AIM and Traditional Peacemaking are Still Here

“We are still here.” “American Indian Vietnam vets were moving to the cities after their military service to find jobs to support their families.  In Minnesota, thousands left the reservations and moved to the cities to go to the schools and find jobs.  At the same time, negative attitudes toward Indians were [...]

Compassionate Duo Artfully Planting and Giving for Tomorrow: Pastors Luisa and Patrick Retire

Compassionate Duo Artfully Planting and Giving for Tomorrow: Pastors Luisa and Patrick Retire

By CHRISTINE LEEHEY, BART BUCH, SANDY SPIELER, SUE HUNTER WEIR Pastors Luisa and Patrick Cabello Hansel. Photo: Lowell Hanson, 2014 Poetic Art & Artful PoetryBy CHRISTINE LEEHEY“Pastors Patrick and Luisa Cabello Hansel have served St Paul’s Lutheran Faith Community for 15 years. Their art and poetry talents were gifts, to us and the [...]

“CLASS of 2020: You Carry the Legacy of Resilience. We Know You Will Deliver!”

“CLASS of 2020: You Carry the Legacy of Resilience. We Know You Will Deliver!”

South High School 2020 Graduate Lawn signs designed by the Graduate Recognition Committee, purchased by South High Foundation, and delivered to graduate’s homes by teacher and staff volunteers following strict distancing protocol. March 16 was the final day of classes, after schools were ordered closed; and May 13 was the first day signs were [...]

Raise Your Voice: Commentary Honor The Community’s Vision Of A Better World. Please!

Raise Your Voice: Commentary Honor The Community’s Vision Of A Better World. Please!

Our Righteous Community By PETER MOLENAAR Note: In the realm of politics and leadership, the designation of “opportunist” intends a pejorative, i.e., it describes a person whose self-interest supersedes the longterm benefit of the whole. By now, every reader of “the alley” newspaper, is aware that governance of Minneapolis [...]

“Being alive and Native is an act of resistance, resilience and activism,” says Marcie Rendon

“Being alive and Native is an  act of resistance, resilience and activism,” says Marcie Rendon

By DWIGHT HOBBES Marcie Rendon, writer and grassroots firebrand, has made her way into the mainstream with the hit novels, “Murder on the Red River” and “Girl Gone Missing” (Cinco Puntos Press), racking up love-letter reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Kirkus Review and more like it’s lunch. Marcie [...]

The Fateful Day in Duluth: June 15, 1920

The Fateful Day in Duluth:  June 15, 1920

BY HOWARD McQUITTER II On June 15th, 1920, three young African American boys—Elias Clayton, 19 years old; Elmer Jackson, 19 years old; Isaac McGhie, 20 years old—working for the John Robinson Circus were lynched by a white mob. Postcard of the 1920 Duluth lynching: Two of the victims are still hanging while the third is laid on the [...]

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