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Mensah out, Yohannes in

Mensah out, Yohannes in

Dec. 17 | His wake-up call came at nine on the nose. He was up and in the shower a few minutes later. Turned out, Helen and company — she’d got Yohannes Tona to sign on for a week and a half — were going north to Duluth, then Canada. He was tempted...

Wiping away the dirt through the arts

Wiping away the dirt through the arts

Dec. 17 | A biweekly column in which various contributors from both sides of prison walls explore common ground for effecting change   By Ezekiel Caligiuri Contributing Writer   When I was young, I worked with other kids in Phillips and Powderhorn putting...

Venita C. Wells   September 28, 1923 — December 8, 2014

Venita C. Wells September 28, 1923 — December 8, 2014

Dec. 17 | Venita Carmen Wells, 91, was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Memorial Service celebrating Venita’s life was held at 10 am on Saturday, December 13, at the Cathedral...

Preventive medicine: Police stops, a discussion for the times

Preventive medicine: Police stops, a discussion for the times

Dec. 17 |               A helpful checklist on what you should do and say if you are driving and get pulled over by the police    Part  one  of  a three -part  column   Preventive Medicine is a board-certified specialty...

Executive Assistant to the Chief

Executive Assistant to the Chief

Dec. 16 | U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services, District of MN, is accepting applications for a full-time Executive Assistant to the Chief for the Minneapolis Office. Salary range is $44,713 – $72,727. For a complete job description please visit our website,...

Weekend Drivers – CDL and Non-CDL Hiring Bonus CDL-$750 and Non-CDL-$500

Weekend Drivers – CDL and Non-CDL Hiring Bonus CDL-$750 and Non-CDL-$500

Dec. 15 |               CDL Drivers are responsible for loading, unloading and delivering newspapers and other products to retailers & newspaper vending machines.   May deliver to city and/or out-state distribution...

U.S. cops get away scott clean with taking Black life

U.S. cops get away scott clean with taking Black life

Dec. 13 | Police departments all over the country have opened outright war. It hasn’t been declared but that’s the nature of America’s new, improved racism. Back in the day, rabid dogs like George Wallace and Lincoln Rockwell came right out and said ”Ni**er.”...

Students challenge who defines U of M diversity

Students challenge who defines U of M diversity

Dec. 13 | President declines invite to meet off-campus   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Whose Diversity? is a diverse “collective” of University of Minnesota undergraduate and graduate students who came together at the beginning of the year to argue...

Adams, Toney perform in Como DeLaSalle matchup

Adams, Toney perform in Como DeLaSalle matchup

Dec. 13 | There were at least three NCAA Division I schools (Minnesota, Maryland and DePaul) in St. Paul last Friday night to see a nonconference girls’ basketball game between St. Paul Como Park and DeLaSalle. They were there to see junior guard Andrayah...

Who qualifies for Disparity Bowl 2014?

Who qualifies for Disparity Bowl 2014?

Dec. 13 |   The University of Minnesota has the 11th-worst graduation gap between Black and White football players among the 76 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools playing in this year’s bowl games. According to a study by The Institute for Diversity...