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This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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History can move in two directions at once

History can move in two directions at once

Sep. 20 |             By Benjamin Todd Jealous Contributing Writer   In my time as an organizer, I have been guided by the words of many people, activists and authors, colleagues and friends. But the most powerful lesson...

Phyllis Wheatley Center nears 90 years

Phyllis Wheatley Center nears 90 years

Sep. 20 | Director says strength comes through community support    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Phyllis Wheatley Community Center (PWCC) annually serves on average nearly 500 individuals and families on Minneapolis’ North side. The legacy nonprofit...

Minnesota ‘the team to beat’ in 2013 WNBA playoffs

Minnesota ‘the team to beat’ in 2013 WNBA playoffs

Sep. 20 |               The cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show in the closing scene of the series finale together sang, “It’s a long, long way to Tipperary.” To initially begin our WNBA playoffs discussion, we note that...

Flu Fighter Clinics begin Sept. 19

Flu Fighter Clinics begin Sept. 19

Sep. 19 | Flu vaccinations offered at all Minnesota Lunds & Byerly’s stores   Flu season is returning to the Northern Hemisphere. It won’t be long before the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Justice demands action — not cowardice excuse making

Justice demands action — not cowardice excuse making

Sep. 19 |               I am amazed at the amount of cowardice that exists in our community. No doubt we are cowardly! I’m not being too hard. Does anyone really believe that the system that continues to allow injustice...

Sandwich Man serves food 363 days per year

Sandwich Man serves food 363 days per year

Sep. 19 | Retired teacher gives 1,600 sandwiches nightly to inner-city homeless    By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   The power of caring commitment is amazing. For instance it saw, in 2012 alone, 500,000 sandwiches donated to the hungry homeless...

A father’s investment pays off

A father’s investment pays off

Sep. 19 | Recruitment for college volleyball does not come cheap   All four volleyball teams at the September 6-7 early season tournament at the Sports Pavilion each had exactly one player of color: Daly Santana (Minnesota), Marquita Marshall (Ball State),...

Ravi Coltrane performing at the Dakota

Ravi Coltrane performing at the Dakota

Sep. 19 |     By Robin James Contributing Writer   If you want to go hear some good music, Thursday night, Sept 19 is the night to do it. Saxophonist Ravi ColtranePhoto courtesy of www.ravicoltrane.com Saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Ravi...
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