The Minnesota Daily

Letter to the Editor: With All Deliberate Speed

Letter to the Editor: With All Deliberate Speed

Letter to the Editor
June 20, 2020

White guilt, from central Minneapolis to both coasts, serves as convenient cover. The high-minded statements that come out of Minnesota’s law schools, for example, are part of a big con, pervasive in...

Letter to the Editor: Let's revisit the renaming controversy

Letter to the Editor: Let’s revisit the renaming controversy

Letter to the Editor
June 15, 2020

On June 9, 2020, Ari Shapiro of NPR’s "All Things Considered" hosted an 8-minute piece called “There Is No Neutral: 'Nice White People' Can Still Be Complicit in A Racist Society.” The piece reminded...

Letter to the Editor: An 8-year-old's reflections on George Floyd

Letter to the Editor: An 8-year-old’s reflections on George Floyd

Letter to the Editor
June 10, 2020

The following text is pulled from the above letter: My name is Veronica Sanchez-Morales. I am 8 years old. I am from Miami, Florida. I heard on the news how Mr. George Floyd passed away. I was very impressed...

Letter to the Editor: Trump’s Antifa crackdown spells trouble for free speech

Letter to the Editor: Trump’s Antifa crackdown spells trouble for free speech

Letter to the Editor
June 10, 2020

As riots unfolded across America following the killing of George Floyd, President Donald Trump said Sunday that he’d label Antifa as a terrorist organization. Despite initial uncertainty as to what authority...

Letter to the Editor: A recent high school grad reflects on the killing of George Floyd

Letter to the Editor: A recent high school grad reflects on the killing of George Floyd

Letter to the Editor
June 2, 2020

My name is Kaia Fitzgerald. I am 17 years old and a 2020 high school graduate. May 26, 2020, I turn on the news like I do every single day. The first thing I see is “I can’t breathe” and above the...

Letter to the Editor: Using peace to solve police brutality

Letter to the Editor: Using peace to solve police brutality

Letter to the Editor
June 2, 2020

Police brutality is wrong. There is no way to justify it. In no circumstance should it be okay to physically harm, abuse, and kill a non-combative subject. However, why are people hurting others physically...

Letter to the Editor: Racial (in)justice and the Islamic teachings of brotherhood

Letter to the Editor: Racial (in)justice and the Islamic teachings of brotherhood

Letter to the Editor
June 2, 2020

“Allah has made you brethren one to another, so be not divided. An Arab has no preference over a non-Arab, nor a non-Arab over an Arab; nor is a white one to be preferred to a dark one, nor a dark one...

Letter to the Editor: We must never return to the status quo

Letter to the Editor: We must never return to the status quo

Letter to the Editor
June 2, 2020

George Floyd's pleas are etched into my brain: "Please! Please!" and "I can't breathe." The words of yet another unarmed black man killed by the police, an entity that is supposed to protect and serve.   How...

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Governor Tim Walz and Mayor Jacob Frey

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to Governor Tim Walz and Mayor Jacob Frey

Letter to the Editor
June 2, 2020

You can fool some of the people some of the time, you can fool all the people some of the time, but you can't fool all the people all the time. It is a grave error to misjudge the intelligence of the people...

Letter to the Editor: To lessen the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, you must lessen the one caused by tobacco.

Letter to the Editor: To lessen the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, you must lessen the one caused by tobacco.

Letter to the Editor
June 2, 2020

May 31 marks the 32nd annual World No Tobacco Day, a global public health campaign led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to expose the deadly tactics of the tobacco industry, the impacts of the tobacco...