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Archive for January, 2014

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Jan. 29 | Universal Dance Destiny 9th Holiday Showcase 2014 Fri., Jan. 31, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30) In its 9th consecutive year, Universal Dance Destiny and Ministry presents a talent showcase that ignites the spirit of “unity” in the “community” while...

Kente Circle: new location, same quality work

Kente Circle: new location, same quality work

Jan. 29 | By Brandon Jones Contributing Writer   There is a new organization on the corner of E. 38th Street and S. 4th Avenue in Minneapolis, although the organization itself has been around for some time now. It’s called Kente Circle, LLC, and on January...

Phasing Out: the new way to retire

Phasing Out: the new way to retire

Jan. 29 | As an HR business partner, I have noticed how many employees were opting to gradually move toward retirement rather than immediate retirement. Over the years, I have seen many of my peers experience uncertainty when closing this chapter. Gradually...

Eyelid twitching is common, usually harmless

Eyelid twitching is common, usually harmless

Jan. 29 | But when might it call for a visit to your doctor?               Doctor, my eyelids have been twitching lately. What’s going on?     Small, uncontrolled eyelid twitches lasting just a few minutes are very...

Learning the White way, knowing the African way

Learning the White way, knowing the African way

Jan. 29 |               “Nothing surpasses your writings! You shall love books more than your mother. No Scribe is ever in want and he is valued for his understanding.”  (Ancient Kemetic Teaching 2nd book of Khepra)   Going...

Women coaching men — can they? Will they?

Women coaching men — can they? Will they?

Jan. 29 |             Fourth in a series   Six women were full-time Division I men’s basketball assistants during an eight-year stretch from 2003 to 2011. Before that (1990-2002), there were three female assistants, two of...

In a chilly Super Bowl XLVIII, it’s Seahawks  vs. Broncos

In a chilly Super Bowl XLVIII, it’s Seahawks vs. Broncos

Jan. 29 | HONOLULU — The first-ever non-conference Pro Bowl number 34 in Hawaii was won by Team Rice 22-21 in the lowest scoring Pro Bowl since 2006 when defense took center stage. The game was played in a steady rain in 70-degree temperatures. Because of...

High school teammates meet again — on opposing teams

High school teammates meet again — on opposing teams

Jan. 29 |               By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   LaShay Holt and Annessa Hicks played together for one year at St. Paul Humboldt High School. Holt was a freshman and Hicks was a senior. Their prep careers almost...

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Jan. 29 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer Matt Little is gone, leaving a legendary legacy. He was widely renowned and will be well remembered as a Civil Rights Era icon who held a soul-deep commitment to empowering the African American community....

Richard Sherman’s post-game comments overblown by information bubbles

Richard Sherman’s post-game comments overblown by information bubbles

Jan. 28 |       The information bubble-blowers are ever on the job. In case you forgot, an information bubble is produced oftentimes by the media, sending out information that confirms any misbeliefs fans already have about a certain person —...