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Back to Black

Back to Black

Feb. 28 | What is “Back to Black?” Fashion Odds, an online fashion and entertainment bi-monthly magazine established in the Twin Cities, defines Back to Black as reminiscing the history of past momentums that have impacted the present experiences of the...

Keystone Computer Solution: preparing youth of color for IT professions

Keystone Computer Solution: preparing youth of color for IT professions

Feb. 28 | Couple says creating future leaders is ‘the right thing to do’   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   The Richburgs, Joe and Dorothy, have extensive experience with a large number of large local corporations. Between the two, they...

President Obama visits St. Paul

President Obama visits St. Paul

Feb. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer President Barack Obama, in St. Paul on Wednesday, reiterated his vow he made earlier in his State of the Union address in January that he will take action when needed if Congress won’t. President...

City of Mpls committed to Northside economic growth projects

City of Mpls committed to Northside economic growth projects

Feb. 27 | Jobs, housing, support services for local residents is top priority for CPED   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The City of Minneapolis has recently committed to help businesses and affordable housing growth in North Minneapolis, according...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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Somali growth is a Democrat nightmare

Somali growth is a Democrat nightmare

Feb. 26 | I want to take this moment to recognize the Somali brothers and sisters for arriving in Minneapolis, not making excuses, working hard and learning Minneapolis politics. Many of you underestimated the intellect of our Somali brothers and sisters to...

When bribery and corruption causes death!

When bribery and corruption causes death!

Feb. 26 | In the deaths of five children in North Minneapolis   On Saturday, February 15, 2014, Minneapolis Fire Department units rushed to a blazing and fatal fire at 2818 Colfax Avenue, North. Five beautiful, precious and innocent children lost their lives....

Free CeCe may not reach intended target: the narrow minded

Free CeCe may not reach intended target: the narrow minded

Feb. 26 | CeCe McDonald walked out of St. Cloud State Penitentiary a free woman on January 13, after serving 19 months of a 41-month sentence. She will be under court supervision for the remainder of the sentence. McDonald, a transgender woman, was sent to...

If Black people build it, the rest will come

If Black people build it, the rest will come

Feb. 26 |             By Leonard R. Daniel, Jr. Contributing Writer    Being born Black and American is a metaphysical dilemma I haven’t conquered yet, nor do I have the desire to do so. What I do dream of conquering is...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Feb. 26 | Stanley Clarke Thu., Feb. 27, 7 pm The Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis Go to www.thecedar.org or call 612-338-2674     Stevie Stone With Young Tyson, Zone EZ Thu., Feb. 27, 7 pm The Pourhouse, 10 S. 5th St., Minneapolis Go...
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