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Referral numbers suggest Hennepin County bias against culturally specific providers

Referral numbers suggest Hennepin County bias against culturally specific providers

Apr. 9 | By Brandon Jones Contributing Writer     In our conversations about injustice and systemic racism, we tend to focus on individuals who have been mistreated. Whether we are speaking about current police brutality incidents, something that...

Faith, mental illness, and the African American community

Faith, mental illness, and the African American community

Oct. 9 | Commentary By Dr. Thomas Adams CEO, African American  Family Services   Faith and mental illness have been debated since B.C. (before Christ). As African Americans, we are a people who embody a tremendous amount of faith. A 2009 report found...

Sabathani appoints interim executive director

Sabathani appoints interim executive director

Aug. 14 |     Sabathani Community Center has announced that Lissa Jones has been appointed as the facility’s interim executive director as the board launches an executive search. Her role will include providing executive-level support and conducting...

Minnesotans converge in celebration of Black History Month Expo to feature Black products, services, and fun for all ages

Minnesotans converge in celebration of Black History Month Expo to feature Black products, services, and fun for all ages

Feb. 13 | By Robin James Contributing Writer   Black History Month matters. What’s being lauded as the biggest Black History Month Celebration in Minnesota — the 2013 Midwest Black History Month Expo (MBHE) — is happening at the Saint Paul RiverCentre...

African American Family Services hires new CEO

African American Family Services hires new CEO

Oct. 3 |   Minneapolis native expresses importance of offering cross-cultural services By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Nonprofit organizations that serve Blacks and other people of color must “cross racial lines” to continue to attract private...

‘Hurt people hurt people’ —  healing Black men’s pain

‘Hurt people hurt people’ — healing Black men’s pain

Sep. 5 |   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Samuel Simmons. Say that name at a gathering of psychologists, social workers or both and you will catch someone’s ear. This is because Simmons, a veteran professional with a strong track record...