Organizations, individuals partner to build bridges between schools and elders By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer On Thursday, April 26, the North Community YMCA & Teen Enrichment Center played host to Elders’ Circle 2012, which gathered elders representing various West Metro area school districts and communities. These elders were honored by Elder’s Wisdom Children’s Song, […]
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On Friday, March 25, an intimate crowd gathered to have lunch with Dr. Josie Johnson and Lena K. Gardner.
A retreat for Black leaders to plan actions to enable Whites to feel safe What horn will midnight hear? The Calvary bugler sounding retreat from battle? Gabriel’s trumpet leading the Halleluiah chorus? The morning wake-up horn calling retreat members to begin discussions for addressing violence in the community? History reveals good and bad leaders and shepherds, […]
This is a very trying time for the African Americans in Minneapolis. First let me start off by saying there are two very important things missing that allow this tragedy to happen. First is the love of God at the center of many of our people, and second is the outright hatred of ourselves. […]
Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles: Although we see these cities today as places with large numbers of African Americans, they weren’t always that way. Isabel Wilkerson describes the great migration of six million African Americans across the country from the South in her book The Warmth of Other Suns. She is […]
On November 11, Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson will speak at the annual dinner and fundraiser for ThreeSixty Journalism, a nonprofit program that trains Minnesota teens from diverse communities in the skills of journalism and publishes their work online and in print. The youth journalism program celebrates its 10th year […]