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Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Nov. 20 | The one thing you don’t expect to see in any of the Bible Belt states (where most have amended their constitutions to define marriage between one man and one woman) is an organization promoting polyamory. Last month at Atlanta’s Pride Parade...

Obama Care, or Kennedy Care? Our president was used

Obama Care, or Kennedy Care? Our president was used

Nov. 20 | Because President Obama is Black does not mean we can’t disagree and challenge poor policies. Liberal news media report daily that Obama had a bad week. How in the world can the president have a bad week living in the White House, having a private...

Boys & Girls Clubs a safe place for kids to go

Boys & Girls Clubs a safe place for kids to go

Nov. 20 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     A locally based restaurant chain recently raised money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help support its youth sports and other related programs. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Buffalo Wild...

Nearly five million Black households hit by food stamp cuts

Nearly five million Black households hit by food stamp cuts

Nov. 20 | By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer   Approximately 4.7 million African American households will see their monthly food stamp allotment dramatically reduced beginning this month. Bread for the World, a non-partisan, Christian citizens’...

African Americans especially susceptible to gout

African Americans especially susceptible to gout

Nov. 20 |             What is gout? Gout is an extremely painful, inflammatory condition that commonly affects the joints of the large toe, but can affect any joint. About two percent of all Americans experience gout; however,...

Tips for gluten-free holiday desserts

Tips for gluten-free holiday desserts

Nov. 20 | You don’t have to have celiac disease to benefit from avoiding gluten   By Ginny Grimsley Contributing Writer    If there’s one downside to fabulous, food-filled holiday celebrations, it’s the gurgles and groans of post-feasting indigestion. “We...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Nov. 20 | Black Uhuru With Mike Pinto Sun., Nov. 24, 7 pm • The Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis • Visit www.thecedar.org or call 612-338-2674       Fitz and the Tantrums With Capital Cities Thur., Nov. 21, 6:30 pm •...

Record win streak ends for Gopher women’s hockey

Record win streak ends for Gopher women’s hockey

Nov. 20 |       Now that “The Streak” is snapped, will it be truly recognized as a historic feat?  Minnesota’s 62-game women’s hockey win streak ended with a 3-2 loss Sunday against North Dakota. The Gophers hadn’t lost a game since...

Helen St. James saves the day

Helen St. James saves the day

Nov. 20 | Katie had eased the door barely ajar, just enough to eavesdrop on Keith’s heated exchange with Samantha. When Keith responded to the kid’s last comment — “I’m not doing it” — Katie hurriedly retreated back into the engineering booth,...

Blacks scarce in MIAC Conference

Blacks scarce in MIAC Conference

Nov. 20 |  Football road trip becomes another ‘Only One’ experience   The 13-member Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) is the only NCAA conference completely contained within a state’s borders. Six of its members are in the Twin Cities,...