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Shá Cage solo theatrical debut examines the N word through women’s eyes

Shá Cage solo theatrical debut examines the N word through women’s eyes

Mar. 21 |   In Twin Cities spoken word, a field glutted with grandstanding hacks, gifted veteran Shá  Cage is an exception that proves the proverbial rule. Nine out of 10 alleged artists are antagonistic, interminably posturing, self-congratulatory frauds...

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

Mar. 21 |       Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on StumbleUpon (Opens in...

White unions get $1 million to train workers of color to build stadiums? —  It’s time for the B.S. to end

White unions get $1 million to train workers of color to build stadiums? — It’s time for the B.S. to end

Mar. 21 |     Which legacy for the Vikings Stadium? Only qualified White workers or qualified workers regardless of color? Employment apartheid or inclusiveness? Employment inclusiveness and fairness, or employment apartheid and unfairness? The 100...

Hugo Chavez was worthy of respect

Hugo Chavez was worthy of respect

Mar. 21 |     I asked some young Black people recently if they were familiar with Hugo Chavez. Unfortunately they weren’t, but I got their attention when I told them that he was the democratically elected president of Venezuela who had recently...

Salaried vs. hourly and why all pay is not equal

Salaried vs. hourly and why all pay is not equal

Mar. 21 |     By Dedrick Muhammad Guest Commentator   If unemployment rates fall to pre-recession levels, will our economy be as healthy as it was in 2006? Not necessarily, the research shows. Even as rising housing prices and falling unemployment...

Are opposite-sex friends okay if  you are in a committed relationship?

Are opposite-sex friends okay if you are in a committed relationship?

Mar. 21 |   Came across on Facebook a sister by the name of China La’Amour, who has a BlogTalk Radio program, Tha Strawberry Lounge, and have seen the FB page, giving a heads-up to tune in, some interesting subjects for discussion. One is whether, if...

Spoken Heroes

Spoken Heroes

Mar. 21 |   Often times people in our community and their giving spirit to others goes unnoticed. This is our opportunity to recognize these heroes and their accomplishments. Simply download the form provided here and nominate your hero. Once the nomination...

Finally, parity in men’s college hoops

Finally, parity in men’s college hoops

Mar. 20 |       Can we say with all surety that parity was finally achieved this year in men’s college basketball? KFAN’s Henry Lake (HL) and Robert Littal (RL) of BlackSportsOnline recently shared their thoughts on this and this year’s...

Wild, wild NFL  win and lose!

Wild, wild NFL win and lose!

Mar. 20 |   Give the NFL credit for being smart. Number one, all they do is win. Revenue-ratings, popularity, continued growth, and they do all this while assaulting the NFL Players Association. The recent flurry of activity in free agency is so deceiving....

State tournament highlights

State tournament highlights

Mar. 20 |   Wow! What a state tournament. So much that could be written, but only so much space to fill — two three-peats, a historic moment for a coach, another coach leaving the game, and some outstanding prep careers coming to a close. Here are some...
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