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This Week’s Cartoon

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Keith stays the night

Keith stays the night

Sep. 10 | Keith hadn’t expected an invitation to stay the night. But Mari would hear of nothing else. So, here he sat, lounging in a robe and trunks borrowed from his father-in-law-to-be and nursing a beer, toking on a joint, watching his woman climb up...

Meet Minnesota’s first Black National Guard brigadier general

Meet Minnesota’s first Black National Guard brigadier general

Sep. 10 | Brigadier General David Hamlar Jr. Col. David Hamlar Jr. was promoted to brigadier general on August 18 at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. Hamlar is the first African American to achieve the rank of brigadier general in the Minnesota National...

Longtime friends from Puerto Rico  reunite on Gopher volleyball team

Longtime friends from Puerto Rico reunite on Gopher volleyball team

Sep. 10 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2014-15 school and sports year, the MSR...

BLACK CAUCUS DISCUSSES STRATEGIES  FOR DFL ACCOUNTABILITY

BLACK CAUCUS DISCUSSES STRATEGIES FOR DFL ACCOUNTABILITY

Sep. 10 | Community members want more than talk — they’re ready for action   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   All DFL candidates should “represent” Black issues, says a member of the DFL African American Caucus, one of 14 recognized special-interest...

Fred Athen “Paco” Lee, IV    December 14, 1978 — September 15, 1998

Fred Athen “Paco” Lee, IV December 14, 1978 — September 15, 1998

Sep. 10 | Thoughts of you are still abound Always wishing that you were still around I often wonder what you would’ve been I know, a strong Black man from deep within We all miss you much, Love, Mom Becki Hardeman Share:More

Vendor Opportunities for October Sister Spokesman at Sabathani

Vendor Opportunities for October Sister Spokesman at Sabathani

Sep. 8 |   VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR OCTOBER SISTER SPOKESMAN!   Sister Spokesman provides an intimate platform for vendors to introduce the women that attend our event to their products and services.  Our vendor fee is $100 per event,...

Vikings win — again

Vikings win — again

Sep. 7 | Wilfs save stadium — again   Did you cheer the Vikings paying $50 million more toward stadium costs? Jeer instead the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA), state legislature and city council that created this mess. The Minneapolis...

TRIO teaches high school students the culture of college

TRIO teaches high school students the culture of college

Sep. 6 | Program director’s personal experiences inform her work with youth   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minerva Muñoz’s main mission is to help as many prospective first-generation college students as possible get ready for post-secondary...