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The Good Wife Works – Gypsies, Jews, Hmong and Blacks — diasporas of the unwanted

The Good Wife Works – Gypsies, Jews, Hmong and Blacks — diasporas of the unwanted

Jan. 9 |   When I was a little girl, people would ask, “What nationality are you?” That is to say, to what tribe do I belong? What is my country of origin? Belonging is tribe, blood and culture, not necessarily territory and certainly not based on...

MN’s sales tax highest of  five-state Upper Midwest

MN’s sales tax highest of five-state Upper Midwest

Jan. 2 |   Revenue commissioner talks tax reform with Twin Cities’ business owners of color   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   On December 21, Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans held the second of two minority business tax forums at African...

Teacher/entrepreneur uses life lessons to motivate Twin Cities’ youth

Teacher/entrepreneur uses life lessons to motivate Twin Cities’ youth

Jan. 2 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Overcoming obstacles and adjusting to changes in his life is Tommy Watson’s personal story. “By the time I was in third grade, I lived in three foster homes…and lived with my grandmother,”...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jan. 2 | Martha Reeves and the Vandellas Wed.-Thurs., Jan. 9-10, 7 & 9 pm Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com Tickets are $50-$65 for the 7 pm show and $40-$45 for the 9 pm show. T.A.Y.E. Wed.,...

Tracey Ashley: Witty comedian brought the heat to local club

Tracey Ashley: Witty comedian brought the heat to local club

Jan. 2 |   There aren’t many things worth going outside for on a December night in the Twin Cities. Comedic ace Tracey Ashley is one. Homegirl truly got skills. This summer, Tracey Ashley opened for Dave Chappelle at the State Theatre and was a hit,...

Black father of Three Musketeers author was a real-life hero

Black father of Three Musketeers author was a real-life hero

Jan. 2 |   For a quiet weekend getaway, there’s nothing like a novel. With a novel in your hands, you can travel the world without going anywhere, seeing things your eyes can’t show you. Reading a novel allows you to be someone — or something –...

Program helps young adults transition from  foster care to positive futures

Program helps young adults transition from foster care to positive futures

Jan. 2 |   By Makula Dunbar Contributing Writer     Contrary to how most people view it, Tiffany — a teen who’s just become familiar with the foster care system — says it’s the best thing that’s ever happened to her. Making the shift...

African inventor addresses worldwide crisis of sanitation

African inventor addresses worldwide crisis of sanitation

Jan. 2 |   Lack of toilets, water overuse will bring the crisis to the U.S., engineer predicts   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Human waste disposal and how to properly manage it has been a recognized environmental issue since 2008 when the United...

The Vikings Stadium: a historic  reckoning point in its history  regarding the equity plan

The Vikings Stadium: a historic reckoning point in its history regarding the equity plan

Jan. 2 |  Vikings Stadium legislation called for an equity plan outlining Black participation in construction contracts and workers. Its absence is the story of continued injustice, discrimination, and official sneering at the idea of Black participation. This...