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The Experience of Ron Edwards

A Renaissance Black Man in a White Man's World

A Beacon for Freedom in the City

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Ron's 10 Media Message Platforms

Rod Edwards is an author, speaker, and host.

1. COLUMN, Weekly (since 2003), in Black weekly newspaper: Minneapolis Spokesman-Recorder
2. BLOG (occasional, since 2003): Tracking the Gaps, Connecting the Dots"
"The Key 7": (1) Education, (2) Jobs, (3) Housing, (4) Public Safety (& the war on young Black men), (5) Safe Environment, (6) Governing, and (7) "ubuntu" Moral/Ethical Stances (access & opportunity, fairness & justice, liberty & freedom, rights & responsibility), in the on-going contest over ideas. See key suggestions for Black organizations here, here and here. Archives here.



TV: Host, Black Focus, Sundays, 5-6 pm, on Channel 17, MTN-TV


Blog Talk RADIO: ON POINT!, Wednesdays, 8:30 pm, CST


BOOK: The Minneapolis Story Through My Eyes (2002)

7. BOOK: A Seat for Everyone: The Freedom Guide That Explores A Vision for America (2008);


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50 SOLUTION PAPERS: for community social and economic development, extending the Minneapolis Story by promoting practical plans and strategies to enhance neighborhoods in their efforts regarding developing and achieving goals in the areas of education, jobs, housing,and public safety, while developing strong foundations for appropriate community based planning and economic development leading to families with graduations, jobs, housings. See especially #s 1819, 2223, 2947.