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Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling  their children

Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling their children

Jan. 22 |       By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Guest Commentator We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We have not heard that African American children who are homeschooled are scoring at the 82 percent in reading...

Shá Cage brings the story of  Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly to Park Square Theatre

Shá Cage brings the story of Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly to Park Square Theatre

Nov. 7 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Shá Cage has emerged as one of the Twin Cities’ most powerful proponents for strengthening the image and celebrating the hearts and souls of Black women. The accomplished actor, performance artist and...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Feb. 13 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people   Abraham Lincoln once stated, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” I say nearly all men can...

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

Jan. 29 |   This January 1 marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The original purpose for the document core to President Abraham Lincoln’s presidency may have been to free slaves, or it may have been solely a strategic move to...

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Jan. 9 |     By Marc Morial Guest Commentator   “If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder...

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Nov. 28 | By Gary L. Flowers Guest Commentator   “‘Negro History’ is the missing segment of world history.” — Carter G. Woodson Carter G. Woodson was right when he essentially said that Black history is the missing pages of world history. Never...