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Spoken Heroes

Spoken Heroes

Mar. 21 |   Often times people in our community and their giving spirit to others goes unnoticed. This is our opportunity to recognize these heroes and their accomplishments. Simply download the form provided here and nominate your hero. Once the nomination...

Purchase a 2014 Minnesota Black History Calendar

Purchase a 2014 Minnesota Black History Calendar

Jan. 24 | Click the image above to email us your calendar request, or email [email protected] for information.                   Share:More

Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Dec. 12 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Nearly 50 persons attended “A Gathering for Media Justice” held last weekend at Hamline University for community members and local non-mainstream media representatives. Sponsored by Community Action...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Dec. 12 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people According to Pastor Terrance Jacobs, former director with the Gamaliel Organization who was appointed to Africa, power is the concentration of “organized people...

Enjoy your holidays in moderation, and stay motivated

Enjoy your holidays in moderation, and stay motivated

Dec. 12 |   The holidays are in full swing! Christmas parties at work, family gatherings, and a host of other events are filled with sweet treats — I love the holidays and the spirit that they bring, but my waistline doesn’t love the sweet treats (or...

Mpls psychologist receives award for professional excellence

Mpls psychologist receives award for professional excellence

Dec. 5 |   The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota presented Minneapolis psychologist Bravada Garrett-Akinsanya, executive director of the African   Bravada Garrett-AkinsanyaPhoto courtesy of NAMI American Child Wellness Institute...

Enjoy a healthy holiday season

Enjoy a healthy holiday season

Dec. 5 |   Often, when we hear the term “healthy relationship” we think of intimate or romantic relations. However, healthy relationships expand past your partner and you. We need healthy relationships amongst members in our families and communities...

Holiday cuisine: healing  for the mind, body and SOUL

Holiday cuisine: healing for the mind, body and SOUL

Dec. 5 |   As we look forward to spending quality time with family and friends over a hearty spread, you might be pleased to know that holiday dinners are as good as it gets when it comes to healthy eating!   Sweet potatoes  This holiday staple...

Pastor celebrates 50 years of ministry

Pastor celebrates 50 years of ministry

Dec. 5 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Alphonse Reff, Sr. accepted the call to ministry in 1962. “I thought I could do some other things other than [being a minister],” admits the reverend, adding that ever since he took “a whipping from...

It’s time to stand up and shout, ‘No more!’

It’s time to stand up and shout, ‘No more!’

Dec. 5 |   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,...