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Park Center-Osseo rivalry showcases b-ball talent

Park Center-Osseo rivalry showcases b-ball talent

Dec. 26 | Quinton Hooker (Park Center) shoots over Bridge Tusler (Osseso).Photo by Mitchell Palmer McDonald   Last year in late December a friend of mine, former Minneapolis North and University of Minnesota women’s basketball player ELLEN HEBERT, suggested...

This culture of violence is tearing us apart

This culture of violence is tearing us apart

Dec. 26 | Once again the African American is being told he is not human…during the recent acts of murder of 20 innocent children and eight adults in the state of Connecticut. All of a sudden the White majority is outraged because they see themselves as the...

Encore careers: They’re not just for seniors anymore

Encore careers: They’re not just for seniors anymore

Dec. 26 | Upon entering my 40th year, I decided that I needed a mid-life career change. I knew that it would be something drastically different from the course that I had embarked on in 1988 as a bright-eyed, newly graduated genetics student. My growing concern...

Cook to enchant yourself and your loved ones

Cook to enchant yourself and your loved ones

Dec. 26 | While sifting through the daily array of political comments, announcements, advertisements, and bundles of self-promoting rants and web links, something on Twitter caught my attention — a tweet from someone in my circle that said: “How you get...

Norovirus: the holiday ‘gift’ nobody wants, but many get

Norovirus: the holiday ‘gift’ nobody wants, but many get

Dec. 26 | ‘Tis the season of giving, but too many Minnesotans this time of year are giving and receiving something nobody wants: norovirus infection and the nasty illness that comes with it. Noroviruses are a group of viruses that can cause inflammation of...

Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Dec. 19 |   Effects would add more hurt to Great Recession’s impact    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Low- and moderate-income people will immediately be adversely affected if the country plunges over “the fiscal cliff” at the beginning...

‘Study of people’ leads to advising corporations,  hosting talk radio

‘Study of people’ leads to advising corporations, hosting talk radio

Dec. 19 |   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   CulTives & Associates CEO/Founder Verona Mitchell’s success at impacting community is no surprise. It stems from a passion for exploring culture and empowering communication. This passion goes...

‘No Black talent on the air’

‘No Black talent on the air’

Dec. 19 | White perspectives dominate local mainstream media   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Black voices are barely heard on local mainstream radio. It’s even worse in local sports radio. “There is no Black talent on the air in the Twin Cities...

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

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This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Dec. 19 |  The One Love Movement: End of the Year Smokeout with DJ VERB X Mon., Dec. 31, 8 pm First Avenue & 7th Street Entry  701 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-332-1775 or www.first-avenue.com Tickets $5 advance, $20 at door. 18+ Christmas with Alexander...
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