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Reimbursed Senior Volunteer Position

Reimbursed Senior Volunteer Position

Jul. 23 | The Senior Companion & Foster Grandparent Programs are seeking volunteers 55+ years willing to help seniors as friendly visitors in their home & outings in the community OR help children in school settings as mentors and tutors. Tax-free...

The tragedy of LaVena Johnson 

The tragedy of LaVena Johnson 

Jul. 23 | On watching The General’s Daughter, a tragically brilliant account of a high-ranking U.S. Army officer’s complicity in silencing his own daughter, herself an army captain, about her sexual assault to further his career, I found it a monstrous,...

An ‘all  knowing God’ loves  all equally

An ‘all knowing God’ loves all equally

Jul. 23 |           I was raised a Christian, as most of us were around here. One thing that stands out for me, was being taught that this God, was an “all knowing God.” Those who work in Washington may go to church because they...

We have not waved a white flag!

We have not waved a white flag!

Jul. 22 | Why do White and Black leaders assume the Black community has waved a white flag of submission? However, we do raise questions about what is being planned for us as if we had, as seen during the various “summit” decision meetings (see my columns...

Eggs — they’re not just for breakfast anymore

Eggs — they’re not just for breakfast anymore

Jul. 22 | Eating healthy and losing weight is hard but well worth it. One important thing to remember is that eating healthy is not a short-term diet, but rather a journey toward a long-term lifestyle change. So, I am always looking for great recipes and food...

Musicians bringing New Orleans flavor to the Dakota

Musicians bringing New Orleans flavor to the Dakota

Jul. 21 |   Are you ready to party New Orleans style? Then there’s nothing like the real thing, baby. And since we’re in the midst of some steamy New Orleans like weather here in the Twin Cities, why not mix it up with some equally hot New...

St. Paul mayor, community leaders announce initiatives  to honor Rondo’s past, present and future

St. Paul mayor, community leaders announce initiatives to honor Rondo’s past, present and future

Jul. 21 | Deed for future community center transferred   St. Paul leaders announce Rondo initiatives.Photo courtesy of Rondo Avenue Inc. On Wednesday, July 9, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman joined St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao, Minnesota Historical Society...

Special Integration District school resists takeover attempt

Special Integration District school resists takeover attempt

Jul. 21 | Goal of ‘mitigating racial isolation’ in East Metro threatened by ‘school grab’   By Isaac Peterson Contributiong Writer   First of a two-part story   Parents and students in the United States scored a major victory 60 years ago in...

Images from the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Images from the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Jul. 19 | Photos from 2014 MLB All-Star Gameday All photos by Charles Hallman ...

LeBron James returns to Cleveland

LeBron James returns to Cleveland

Jul. 19 | Thanks-But-No-Thanks LeBron James has rattled the NBA cage again by leaving the Eastern Conference Dynasty, the Miami Heat, and the warm ocean waters of South Beach to return to Cleveland, where it all started for him nine years ago. Four years in...