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Toxic and corrupt environment  in civil rights department

Toxic and corrupt environment in civil rights department

Apr. 9 | Retaliation continues in the department I now call the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Misconduct. Former employees of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department affirmed this in testifying to its “toxic” environment at the March 19 hearing...

Go to people with solutions for answers

Go to people with solutions for answers

Apr. 9 |               Why is it that the news does not try to reach individuals that know how to fight against poverty from a community, state and national level? Why do you always offer so-called experts that only speculate,...

U. S. oil greed puts Libya in the spotlight

U. S. oil greed puts Libya in the spotlight

Apr. 9 |   How come we never hear news about Madagascar? They have three times the population of Libya. I have never seen an article about Madagascar, yet countless articles on Libya. Good grief, Libya has only six million people; Minnesota has 5.2 million....

This Week’s Spotlights

This Week’s Spotlights

Apr. 9 |                 Delfeayo Marsalis Thu., Apr. 10, 7 and 9 pm Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis Call 612-332-1010 or go to www.dakotacooks.com     Fatoumata Diawara Sat.,...

Lesli loses it

Lesli loses it

Apr. 9 |   Lesli petulantly huffed and puffed, glowering after Kisa as she hailed a cab, got in and was gone, disappearing up the boulevard. “Hnh!” Keith looked at Lesli. “You gon’ behave yourself?” He could’ve sworn she actually sulked and...

Marlon Wayans continuing family’s comedic legacy

Marlon Wayans continuing family’s comedic legacy

Apr. 9 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   If there’s a Black family of comedic aristocracy, it’s the Wayans of New York. With older brothers Keenen Ivory and Damon, and big sister Kim preceding him, whether it was natural or a mistake for Marlon...

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...

Treating skin of color

Treating skin of color

Apr. 9 | 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...

Hair it is: Straight or natural, learn to love it

Hair it is: Straight or natural, learn to love it

Apr. 9 | Why does it seem like such a challenge to enjoy our natural abundance of strands growing on top of our heads? Doesn’t it seem odd how we can perpetuate the division amongst Black women down to the very follicle? It’s nearly impossible to make...