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Black organizations received funds to rebuild N. Mpls

Black organizations received funds to rebuild N. Mpls

Sep. 19 | Why is the area still impoverished?   Okay, Facebook friends and family. It’s lesson time. Wake up and listen because you are being robbed without a gun. I really understand why North Minneapolis has no place where families and children...

Freeing the spirit involves reunion with the ancient self

Freeing the spirit involves reunion with the ancient self

Sep. 19 | There is no doubt that as a people we have come a long way in our struggle to overcome some of the most brutal experiences in the history of humankind; social movements as well as legal and political avenues have given us the means to overcome slavery,...

Black short films emerge from underground festival

Black short films emerge from underground festival

Sep. 19 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Talibah L. Newman wrote and directed Busted on Brigham Lane, and Jesse Atlas and Aaron Wolfe co-wrote Record/Play, directed by Atlas. The two short films were included in the “Relationships” shorts program...

Twin Cities lost funk and soul collection brings back the old-school jams

Twin Cities lost funk and soul collection brings back the old-school jams

Sep. 19 |   A music review By Demetairs Bell Contributing Writer                   Twin Cities Funk & Soul: Lost R&B Grooves from Minneapolis/St. Paul 1964-1979 (Secret Stash Records) allows you to...

U of M medical school lectures improve skin care for people of color

U of M medical school lectures improve skin care for people of color

Sep. 19 |   The University of Minnesota Medical School Crutchfield Lectureship was created in honor of the personal conviction and professional commitment of Charles and Susan Crutchfield, two of the first African American physicians in Minnesota. The...

Your authentic vocation: finding career success and satisfaction

Your authentic vocation: finding career success and satisfaction

Sep. 19 |               If you ask six people the meaning of career success, you will probably get six different answers. One dictionary defines success as “the satisfactory accomplishment of a goal sought for.” To be...

Live sports fan experience too costly for average folks

Live sports fan experience too costly for average folks

Sep. 19 | And losing teams don’t add up to a big bang for your buck               The Twins has a three-year-old downtown ballpark, and the Vikings in a few years will have new digs. The Wolves want new improvements to...

WNBA sets the standard while Lynx falls behind on race

WNBA sets the standard while Lynx falls behind on race

Sep. 19 |             First in an occasional series   The WNBA recently scored its 10th top grade for race in the 2012 Racial and Gender Report Card (RGRC), which is published annually by the Institute for Diversity and...

Arizona beats New England on their home turf

Arizona beats New England on their home turf

Sep. 19 |               The 13.5-point underdog Arizona Cardinals pulled off the upset of the weekend, beating the Patriots 20-18 at Gillette Stadium. The Cardinals intercepted Tom Brady’s first pass of the game and...

Cooper defeats Chisago Lakes

Cooper defeats Chisago Lakes

Sep. 19 | Rucker overcomes mistakes to help Hawks cruise to victory               Robbinsdale Copper’s MALIK RUCKER made two mistakes, uncharacteristic of the state’s number-two football prospect, during the Hawks’...