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2017 Columns

“Through My Eyes”

Weekly column of Ron Edwards
From the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Continuing The Minneapolis Story,
Ron’s “Black Focus,” airs Sundays, 5-6 p.m.,
On Channel 17, MTN-TV

Quarter 4: October thru December

Editorial Note

Novemeber, 14, 2019 #22: The Constitutional Batting Order. Pelosi: President in 2020?

October, 31, 2019 #21: Withdrawal from Syria, Impeachment in America. The Nation and Minnesota: equally divided

October, 24, 2019 #20: Impeachment. A Nation Divided

Quarter 3: July thru September

September, 23, 2019 #19: Denial of service leads to Black infant's death

August, 22, 2019 #18: In the matter of Jamar Clark. Once again: what is just and fair?

August, 08, 2019 #17: The race card played in Baltimore and America's cities.

July, 25, 2019 #16: A City in Danger. America's new version of Tombstone

July, 11, 2019 #15: America is angry on the 4th of July. How long will rage be the order of the day?

Quarter 2: April thru June

June, 27, 2019 #14: A Paralyzed Nation Prepares for 2020. Will Democratic Institutions Survive?

June, 20, 2019 #13: A City Under Siege. Guns and other Violence. Will words in reports be backed up with words put to action?

June, 13, 2019 #12: Trump's real-life 'game of thrones'

May, 30, 2019 #11: Is war with Iran right? What will be the casualties?

May, 16, 2019 #10: Noor and $20 million; Noor imprisoned in Oak Park Heights

May, 02, 2019 #09: Trump vs. the United States. President gears up for Supreme Court Battle

April, 18, 2019 #08: The Noor Trial Begins. Jury Selection has ended.

April, 04, 2019 #07: Special counsel reports "no collusion" with the Russians.Attorney General to rule on whether obstruction took place

Quarter 1: January thru March

March, 21, 2019 #06: The Mohammed Noor and Terrance Franklin. Trials Important trials in the pursuit of justice.

March, 07, 2019 #05: Donald, Are You Happy Now?Conflict and Death in Venezuela

February, 21, 2019 #04: A Violent 2019. Already?

February, 07, 2019 #03: [No article at this time]

January, 24, 2019 #02: Could Trump allegations lead to a constitutional crisis?

January, 10, 2019 #01: 2019 Will Be A Critical Year

Ron hosts “Black Focus” on Channel 17, MTN-TV, Sundays, 5-6 pm. Formerly head of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission and the Urban League, he continues his “watchdog” role for Minneapolis.

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