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This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

May. 29 |     The Music   Kings of the Mic Tour  Thurs., May 30, 7:30 pm • Target Center, 600 First Ave. N., Mpls., 612-673-1600 • Two-time Grammy-winning recording artist, LL COOL J featuring DJ Z-Trip, will headline the “Kings of the...

Three jazz artists producing quality material

Three jazz artists producing quality material

May. 29 |       What does it mean to work with a high level of musicality? Three cutting-edge musicians with new albums out — veteran artists Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, and rising star Gerald Clayton —certainly know the answer to...

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

May. 29 |       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...

Unanswered questions still cloud police shooting of T.T. Franklin

Unanswered questions still cloud police shooting of T.T. Franklin

May. 29 |     The Star Tribune’s headline of May 18, 2013: “Sources: Burglary suspect fired shots that injured Minneapolis Officers.” What about the shots that killed the “suspect,” Terrance Terrill Franklin? Why, when surrounded by five...

The Ku Klux Klan in 86 years lynched 3,446 — Abortions accomplish this number in four days

The Ku Klux Klan in 86 years lynched 3,446 — Abortions accomplish this number in four days

May. 29 |     “My name is Dan Zimmerman. Over the last three years I have done a significant amount of research on abortion in Minnesota and its effects on women. The research has revealed frightening things both about abortion and the leading abortion...

New research shows Blacks cope better than others with early childhood adversity

New research shows Blacks cope better than others with early childhood adversity

May. 29 | News Analysis By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   From ancient philosophers and mystics to modern skeptics and intellectuals alike, the topic of human suffering has spanned the ages and continues to be the source of great contemplation...

As a Black president, Barack Obama is a bust

As a Black president, Barack Obama is a bust

May. 29 |     If Barack Obama isn’t going to have Black issues high among his priorities, what was the point of America making such a big deal out of him being the first Black president? Indeed, why did Black voters turn out in record numbers to...

Obama’s troubles aren’t comparable to ‘Watergate’

Obama’s troubles aren’t comparable to ‘Watergate’

May. 29 |     By George E. Curry Guest Commentator   The Obama administration deserves to be richly criticized for surreptitiously obtaining the telephone records of reporters for the Associated Press, especially for bypassing court proceedings...

Should I take vitamins and other supplements?

Should I take vitamins and other supplements?

May. 29 | Physician recommendations on taking vitamins seem to be constantly changing. Over the past few years, researchers have found that some vitamins thought to be helpful might not be as beneficial as originally believed. In fact, some may even be harmful....

WNBA season preview

WNBA season preview

May. 29 |       The 2013 WNBA season opened last weekend in Dickensian fashion — great expectations. “I think this is the most anticipated season for me,” proclaims ESPN analyst and former WNBA coach/general manager Carolyn Peck. SB Nation’s...