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Keith reflects on the price of fame

Keith reflects on the price of fame

Oct. 15 | Helen, poor thing, didn’t get 10 feet before being noticed. Shades or no shades, if the broad worked construction, she still was gorgeous enough to stop rush hour traffic on a dime. And once you looked closely enough, you knew who she was. Someone...

The D-league — is it the NBA minors?

The D-league — is it the NBA minors?

Oct. 15 | Mister Bray hopes for a longshot. The Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League this season are affiliated with the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves. It is part of “a new flexible assignment system” in which the independent Mad Ants are...

PT- Package Handlers FedEx Ground

PT- Package Handlers FedEx Ground

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Minneapolis falls short hiring minorities on major construction projects

Minneapolis falls short hiring minorities on major construction projects

Oct. 15 | By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer According to statistics recently received by the MSR, the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department has reported that at least five major construction projects totaling in the millions of dollars are not fulfilling their...

Renaissance man Geoffrey Holder passes

Renaissance man Geoffrey Holder passes

Oct. 15 | Geoffrey Holder did it all. He was an actor, choreographer, director, dancer, painter, costume designer, singer and voice-over artist. He’s best remembered, of course, for his charismatic charm and deep, marvelously rich voice as the 1970s pitchman...

St. Louis Area Police, Protesters, Brace for More Protests

St. Louis Area Police, Protesters, Brace for More Protests

Oct. 13 | Yamiche Alcindor, USA TODAY ST. LOUIS (USA Today) — Police and protesters spent Sunday gearing up for the culmination of a weekend of demonstrations in Ferguson and across St. Louis. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File Protest organizers planned to stage...

School discipline must be decriminalized

School discipline must be decriminalized

Oct. 12 |               By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   I believe the purpose of public schools is to educate not exclude children and to help identify and meet child needs, not make children serve adult...

Curly hair styles turned up

Curly hair styles turned up

Oct. 11 | Styling and hair care have evolved for Black women, especially those who choose to wear their hair natural. Curly hair flashback: Can you name the hairstyle that actually stained furniture due to the residue from the product we added in our hair? ...

Senator Hayden deserves a fair hearing

Senator Hayden deserves a fair hearing

Oct. 11 | Black leaders need to demand he gets due process   “Due process” is a fundamental constitutional right. It means respecting legal rights, holding “innocent until proven guilty” and having one’s day in court. Due process is the legal glue...