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Staying hydrated during the winter months

Staying hydrated during the winter months

Jan. 30 | Brittle nails? Snapping hair? Losing your complexion? Don’t let the winter blues get you down. Take control of your hair, skin and nails and moisturize yourself back to vitality! Harsh winter temps can wreak havoc on our bodies, but you can fight...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Jan. 16 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people    The danger in trying to define “power” is that just when you have things all figured out, another form of power presents itself. As I sat in a movie...

Radioactive gas: a persistent health risk in Minnesota

Radioactive gas: a persistent health risk in Minnesota

Jan. 16 | Governor Dayton has declared January “Radon Action Month” to encourage testing Minnesota homes need to be tested for radon; winter is the best time to do it. Every 25 minutes, one person in the U.S. dies from radon-related lung cancer. It is...

A healthy life requires much more than an annual resolution

A healthy life requires much more than an annual resolution

Jan. 16 | “There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only passion for life.” — Federico Fellini  New Year’s resolutions are a waste. People tend to make a promise on January 1 with great sincerity but follow it with little effort. Thus, 88 percent...

Unchained to portray Black slavery? Was there a politically correct way for Django Unchained to portray Black slavery?

Unchained to portray Black slavery? Was there a politically correct way for Django Unchained to portray Black slavery?

Jan. 16 |   The start of 2013 is making it difficult to avoid one of America’s greatest sins — slavery. We’ve just marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and a plethora of films, documentaries and TV specials are scheduled...

New approach to health care uses holistic model

New approach to health care uses holistic model

Jan. 9 |   Focus on wellness and prevention is the healthcare wave of the future    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer NorthPoint Health and Wellness, Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health, Hennepin County Medical Center and Metropolitan...

Bell ringer helps Salvation Army  stand in the gap for those in need

Bell ringer helps Salvation Army stand in the gap for those in need

Jan. 9 |     This past season, you may have walked by Willie Daniels downtown in either Minneapolis or St. Paul, ringing a Salvation Army bell in one of those Santa get-ups. You’d know if it was him or not. He’d be one of the ones who wasn’t...

NCAA grant targets sports admin glass ceiling St. Paul native calls Augsburg job ‘a perfect fit’

NCAA grant targets sports admin glass ceiling St. Paul native calls Augsburg job ‘a perfect fit’

Jan. 9 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Jennifer Jacobs is among the few Black females in the Twin Cities currently working in athletic administration. She is finding it “a perfect fit” for her. Jacobs, a St. Paul native, was named assistant...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jan. 9 | Onuinu Thurs., Jan. 17, 8 pm (in the Entry) First Avenue & 7th Street Entry 701 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-332-1775  www.first-avenue.com With All Eyes and Votel Tickets are $7. This event is for ages 18+. Mike E. Winfield Tues.-Thurs., Jan....

Gordon Parks film goes beyond Life photos, Shaft movie  to reveal his life’s work

Gordon Parks film goes beyond Life photos, Shaft movie to reveal his life’s work

Jan. 9 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   To call Gordon Parks (1912-2006) a Renaissance man might be an understatement to those who knew the late photographer, filmmaker, writer and composer. Born the youngest of 15 children in Fort Scott, Kansas,...