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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...

NCAA madness continues long after March

NCAA madness continues long after March

Apr. 9 |   March Madness 2014, basketball edition, is over, but the real madness in college sports is still disgracefully alive. Dr. Richard Lapchick’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport annual NCAA tournament graduation rate study, released...

Gopher fans’ website doesn’t play fair

Gopher fans’ website doesn’t play fair

Apr. 9 |   Some all-sports websites and fan “chat rooms” are as fair and balanced as Fox News. MSR Columnist Ron Edwards recently was double-roasted by readers on GopherHole.com, a pro-Minnesota college sports website. Edwards is regularly featured...

NBA playoffs are coming

NBA playoffs are coming

Apr. 9 | It disappoints me greatly to say that the Timberwolves (38-38) have missed the playoffs again. After nine straight years in the NBA lottery, they were a lot better this year but not close to being good enough. The Western Conference again is loaded...

Providers call for investigation of referral process they consider unfair

Providers call for investigation of referral process they consider unfair

Apr. 9 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Hennepin County residents seeking chemical health assistance are offered “culturally competent and specific” programs to meet their needs, according to County officials. But providers of culturally specific...

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...

Brenda Bell Brown: art as  a natural part of everyday life

Brenda Bell Brown: art as a natural part of everyday life

Apr. 4 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Writer, performer and visual artist Brenda Bell Brown, renowned Twin Cities fixture, utilizes the concepts of art and culture as more than an aesthetic pursuit. She successfully realizes them as a community...

Virtual companies tackle real issues

Virtual companies tackle real issues

Apr. 3 | Entrepreneur promotes recycling, launches mobile app business   By Judith Hence Contributing Writer Angela Harmon is a publisher and mobile marketing entrepreneur. She is an ambitious individual, committed to the health and ecological well-being...

This week’s cartoon

This week’s cartoon

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