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This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Jun. 27 | The Music   Amadou & Mariam with Worldwide Discotheque DJs Fri., June 28, 8 pm • Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave. S., Mpls., 612-338-2674 or www.thecedar.org • Grammy Award-nominated musical duo from Mali are back by popular demand...

This year’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival offers plenty of affordable, quality entertainment

This year’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival offers plenty of affordable, quality entertainment

Jun. 26 | Illustration by Christopher E. Harrison This weekend June 27-29 the 15th Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival returns to St. Paul’s Mears Park. And the best thing is it’s free! Festival goers can expect to experience a wide spectrum of music presented...

Twin Cities’ Own “Mint Condition” to perform at the 30th Annual Rondo Days Festival Celebration

Twin Cities’ Own “Mint Condition” to perform at the 30th Annual Rondo Days Festival Celebration

Jun. 26 | R&B stalwarts Mint Condition will perform at the 30th Annual Rondo Days Festival Celebration on Saturday, July 20th at the Rondo Education Center’s Field at 560 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. The festivities will begin with a 5K Walk & Run,...

Even back in New York, Keith could not escape Lesli’s reach

Even back in New York, Keith could not escape Lesli’s reach

Jun. 26 |   The only thing Keith hated worse than taking off in an airplane was touching back down in one. He’d done this dozens of times but still couldn’t get used to it. As the ground got bigger and drew closer, Keith wondered, every single time,...

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

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Why government spying? Because you are the enemy!

Why government spying? Because you are the enemy!

Jun. 26 | The recent revelations that the government is storing all — that’s right, all — of our phone calls and emails and general communication ought to give us all cause to pause. Why would our government want to spy on everyone? Surely it is our...

Equity director hired for Vikings stadium project

Equity director hired for Vikings stadium project

Jun. 26 | For communities of color, he is now the most significant player   Congratulations to Alex Tittle on being appointed equity director for the Vikings stadium by the Minnesota Sports Facility Authority (MSFA), as announced Friday, June 14. Welcome,...

Give African Americans a fair shot at success

Give African Americans a fair shot at success

Jun. 26 | An open letter to Governor Mark Dayton   My name is Willie Johnson. I am not a politician, I am just a citizen. I have never written to a politician before. Sir, you are the first one. Personally, to me other governors before you lacked political...

Avoid the ‘Colored entrance’ to White-owned businesses

Avoid the ‘Colored entrance’ to White-owned businesses

Jun. 26 | By Harry C. Alford Guest Commentator   For the most part, corporate America employees are satisfied with their careers. There is usually a chart to review in terms of responsibility. Is the employee moving up the “ladder” and heading towards...

Minneapolis Civil Rights to post monitored construction projects online

Minneapolis Civil Rights to post monitored construction projects online

Jun. 26 | Graphic courtesy of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department   Public now privy to who is meeting workforce goals and who is not   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The Minneapolis Civil Rights Department has made public the...
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