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Homegrown filmmaker has Hollywood ambitions

Homegrown filmmaker has Hollywood ambitions

Nov. 28 | Robert Hayles overcomes obstacles for his MN-made first feature By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Sitting somewhere in the dark was Robert Hayles, watching a comedy motion picture at St. Anthony Main Theatre. The 118-minute feature, Don’t...

This week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

Nov. 28 | Irma Thomas Thurs., Nov. 29, 7 & 9 pm Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com Tickets are $50-$60 for the 7 pm show and $40-$50 for the 9 pm show. Mon.-Tues., Dec. 10-11, 7 pm: Go Tell...

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

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‘Rules of war’ expose FBI terror case as fraud

‘Rules of war’ expose FBI terror case as fraud

Nov. 28 |   The FBI “terror case” that took place here in Minneapolis involving local young men who were recruited to fight in a “holy war” in Somalia in 2008 is finally over. It was said that it was one of the biggest cases ever by the...

In the matter of Susan Rice: Let the president govern. Please!

In the matter of Susan Rice: Let the president govern. Please!

Nov. 28 | As war rockets explode in Israel and Gaza, there is a great need for American leadership and diplomacy to be there working for peace. The world needs American firmness, clear vision and leadership. To create this, the president — any president...

If fun went out the door of a  relationship, you should follow

If fun went out the door of a relationship, you should follow

Nov. 28 |   If a relationship ain’t fun, it ain’t for you. No matter how gorgeous a trophy they might be to show off to friends. He can be handsome, with muscles that have muscles. She can be pretty as 10 peacocks with an hourglass figure you could...

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Nov. 28 | By Gary L. Flowers Guest Commentator   “‘Negro History’ is the missing segment of world history.” — Carter G. Woodson Carter G. Woodson was right when he essentially said that Black history is the missing pages of world history. Never...

Black colleges may be better option for Black students

Black colleges may be better option for Black students

Nov. 28 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer A new United Negro College Fund (UNCF) study finds that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) often outperform non-HBCUs in educating Black students. The study, “Serving Students and the Public Good:...

Betty Ellison-Harpole: Teaching beyond the recipe, living outside the box

Betty Ellison-Harpole: Teaching beyond the recipe, living outside the box

Nov. 28 | By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   Betty Ellison-Harpole moved to the Midwest in the 1950s from segregated Memphis, Tennessee. For 37 years she taught kindergarten through third grade, as one of few African American teachers in Minneapolis...

What does it take to be a State Senator?

What does it take to be a State Senator?

Nov. 28 | DFL Hayden describes full-time responsibilities of part-time role   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When the 2013 Minnesota Legislative Session convenes January 8, State Senator Jeff Hayden officially will assume his office as Senate...