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Why didn’t I listen?

Why didn’t I listen?

Apr. 29 | I’m talking to two of my young cousins who are really super people, solid parents, good marriages, and the best friends one could have. We have a great relationship as family and girlfriends. Here we are talking about how much sweeter life might...

Certification workshop offered  for women-owned businesses

Certification workshop offered for women-owned businesses

Apr. 29 | Women business owners looking for an edge to win contracts with government organizations and corporations should attend a workshop presented by the Women’s Business Development Center-Minnesota (WBDC-MN) titled “Is WBE Certification Right for...

Treating skin of color

Treating skin of color

Apr. 28 |               Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Certain problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes...

Online network will ease access to after-school programs in Mpls

Online network will ease access to after-school programs in Mpls

Apr. 27 | Fatima Muhammad hired to head project   The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (YCB) has announced that it is developing an online network aimed at linking parents, caregivers and young people to after-school programs available throughout Minneapolis. The...

Help! We need family therapy

Help! We need family therapy

Apr. 26 |               As a mental health professional and someone who has deep concern for Black people and our future, I cannot stress the importance of family. The family unit is the foundation for your future. Whenever...

‘Loving Yourself’ healthcare event an enlightening experience

‘Loving Yourself’ healthcare event an enlightening experience

Apr. 22 | It’s scary to find out you’ve not been taking proper care of yourself     By Brandi D. Phillips  Contributing Writer   Responsible, elegant, determined, intergenerational, promising, informative: These are a few adjectives to describe...

Treating skin of color

Treating skin of color

Apr. 21 | Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Certain problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes a disorder seems more prominent because it affects...

A community meeting with the MN Department of Corrections Commissioner

A community meeting with the MN Department of Corrections Commissioner

Apr. 18 | Department of Corrections Commissioner Tom RoyPhoto from mn.gov       New Salem Missionary Baptist Church and Peace of Hope welcome the entire community and the Department of Corrections Commissioner Tom Roy to a community meeting on...

Given much, foundation manager is passionate about giving back

Given much, foundation manager is passionate about giving back

Apr. 9 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Tolá Oyewole is a self-described hard worker: “I am a hard worker almost to a fault,” she says. Over the years, many Twin Cities-area organizations and companies have benefited from Oyewole’s hard...

Pecking orders appear to be a universal human condition

Pecking orders appear to be a universal human condition

Apr. 9 | An unidentified young Black male resident of Frogtown told photographer Wing Young Huie, “It’s not just Black people. I know some Asians, and they got the mentality to kill somebody. It’s like everybody got their own little ‘hood.” Studying...