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Posts tagged with "African American women"

A conversation with Maya Angelou

A conversation with Maya Angelou

May. 28 | Renaissance woman speaks on Tyler Perry, Obama and ‘the sweet language’ By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   In remembrance of  author and poet Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) This article was originally published in October...

I remember when the community supported us

I remember when the community supported us

May. 6 | By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer   Conclusion of a series Last week: If the bridge is not built to reconnect these [incarcerated] brothers…in the end, the work being done in the community will become more difficult because a chain is only...

A sports reporter’s spring notebook cleaning

A sports reporter’s spring notebook cleaning

May. 2 | Marlene Stollings’ second hire on her Gopher women’s basketball coaching staff is Nikita (Niki) Dawkins. She is a 23-year coaching veteran who has been a VCU assistant coach the last two seasons and held similar positions at Old Dominion, Michigan...

Cable networks using Black sitcoms to draw more viewers

Cable networks using Black sitcoms to draw more viewers

Mar. 11 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer According to Nielsen, Blacks watch almost 40 percent more television than any other group. As a result, Black-themed sitcoms and reality shows seemingly are now hot properties on cable. But not on just...

Author recommends all Black women marry Jewish men

Author recommends all Black women marry Jewish men

Feb. 13 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Crude stereotyping, or effort to heal the erosion of Black families? You can’t swing a dead cat in the Twin Cites without hitting a Black woman who’s married to — or doing her damnedest...

‘Ordinary African American woman’ LisaGay Hamilton has an impressive acting resume

‘Ordinary African American woman’ LisaGay Hamilton has an impressive acting resume

Dec. 19 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer Second in a multi-part series Bernice (LisaGay Hamilton) takes drastic action in a scene from John Sayles’ GO FOR SISTERS.(Photo by Kevin J. Long) Despite her impressive filmography, LisaGay Hamilton...

LisaGay Hamilton and Yolanda Ross star in new John Sayles thriller

LisaGay Hamilton and Yolanda Ross star in new John Sayles thriller

Dec. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   The first of a four-part series that takes a look at Black women in the movie industry   Go For Sisters, a John Sayles movie, made its local debut in Minneapolis December 13 at Landmark Theatres’...

Lynx in WNBA Finals still low on media radar

Lynx in WNBA Finals still low on media radar

Oct. 10 | The 2013 WNBA Finals now heads south to Atlanta for Game 3 on Thursday between the Minnesota Lynx and the Atlanta Dream, the last two teams standing. “Anytime you get to this point when you’re at the end of the season in the Finals, these two...

The Artist’s Way: Sarah White on Music, Motherhood, and Her New Band

The Artist’s Way: Sarah White on Music, Motherhood, and Her New Band

Oct. 1 |       By Junauda Petrus Contributing Writer  “You can always break rules and challenge limits. You can always be the boss of your art, because it comes from the soul. I really love when the art becomes the boss of me and moves and...

Focus on real policies that help women, not bogus conspiracy theories

Focus on real policies that help women, not bogus conspiracy theories

Apr. 24 | Columnist Lucky Rosenbloom wrongly attributes to the Guttmacher Institute the claim — itself false — that abortion providers “target” African American women [column of April 11]. In reality, disproportionately high abortion (and unplanned...