Category Archives: Opinion

The Law Enforcement Agenda

The Law Enforcement Agenda By Cindy Gomez-Schempp In the moments following the extrajudicial executions of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, social media was flooded with an outcry for justice. Protesters, family, and friends gathered to mourn the loss of these … Continue reading

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Cinco de Ma.. Yo, no!

Cinco de Ma.. Yo, no! by Cindy Gomez-Schempp There are many religious, cultural, regional, ancestral, indigenous, artistic and state and federal holidays celebrated by Mexican people. Cinco de Mayo has never been at the top. In fact, it is a … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to White People on the Eve of Their Wake Up Call

Dear White People: I know this may come as a shock to most of you but times are a changin’. Yes. I know that normally times change but everything stays the same with White Supremacy so you normally don’t have … Continue reading

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Modern Day Lynching as a Participation Sport

By Cindy Gomez-Schempp When I get upset with the latest online reactions to the most recent extrajudicial killing of another black or brown person, I have to try to process where the feelings I have come from. And I have … Continue reading

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JUDAS OF FEMINISM

by  Aurelia Shippentower A Poem addressing White feminism from an indigenous perspective. Author’s note Intro: I had a lot of anger at the actions of a self proclaimed feminist leader who was offensive to a person of color in front of a large … Continue reading

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Undocumented Workers and the US Economy

By Joseph Iratxeta Well, besides the European (Spanish, French, German and Italian) plundering of our natural resources (oil, gold, tin, silver, copper, coal, and now water from deep water aquifers), crops (corn, potatoes, tomatoes, chile, peanuts, avocados, maguey, cashews, pineapples, … Continue reading

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Is a Free Higher Education a right or a privilege?

“Educar un muchacho es perder un buen pastor” (“To educate a boy is to lose a good shepherd”) By Rodolfo F. Acuña Elites of whatever race, nationality or historical generation have opposed education as a right. During the 19th century … Continue reading

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Border Patrol as a Function of White Supremacy

Sign the Petition to ask Gov. Dayton to Help Children Refugees Who are Fleeing from Violence. https://www.credomobilize.com/petitions/governor-dayton-help-child-refugees-who-are-fleeing-violence?sp_ref=50598054.4.8642.f.0.2&source=fb_share_sp ________________________________________________________________ Why No Mexicans Should enter the Service by Cindy Gomez-Schempp It might seem counter intuitive to tell all Mexicans not to serve … Continue reading

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Bigotry & Prejudice in Moorhead

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Indecent Facebook Exposures

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