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Encore careers: They’re not just for seniors anymore

Encore careers: They’re not just for seniors anymore

Dec. 26 | Upon entering my 40th year, I decided that I needed a mid-life career change. I knew that it would be something drastically different from the course that I had embarked on in 1988 as a bright-eyed, newly graduated genetics student. My growing concern...

Norovirus: the holiday ‘gift’ nobody wants, but many get

Norovirus: the holiday ‘gift’ nobody wants, but many get

Dec. 26 | ‘Tis the season of giving, but too many Minnesotans this time of year are giving and receiving something nobody wants: norovirus infection and the nasty illness that comes with it. Noroviruses are a group of viruses that can cause inflammation of...

Former Gopher star now promoting U of M ‘engagement’

Former Gopher star now promoting U of M ‘engagement’

Dec. 19 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Quincy LewisPhoto courtesy of U of M Quincy Lewis says a large part of his new role as an associate development officer at the University of Minnesota is to create and maintain “the passion” among the school’s...

Living, surviving and thriving with a disability

Living, surviving and thriving with a disability

Dec. 19 | Assistance, support from others vital to surviving with a disability   Why did I “survive” as a Black “crippled” child? I believe I survived so others can see it is possible. How did I “survive?” I believe I was born with the intestinal...

State’s Black teens show health gains, including reduced pregnancies

State’s Black teens show health gains, including reduced pregnancies

Dec. 19 | However, wellness gap remains between White youth and youth of color Collectively, Minnesota’s teens are doing better today on key health measures than they were in the 1990s, according to a recent analysis by the Minnesota Department of Health...

Our stories and symbols can restore our authentic Black selves

Our stories and symbols can restore our authentic Black selves

Dec. 19 | Third of a three-part column This is the last in a three-part series focused on the effects that enslavement, cultural uprooting, and geographical and spiritual dispersing have had on our culture — Black culture — and the ways that we relate to...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

Dec. 12 | Home for the Holidays concert  with Kimberly Brown Sun., Dec. 16, 2:30 & 6:30 pm Fine Line Music Cafe 318 First Ave. N., Mpls., 612-338-8100 or www.finelinemusic.com Tickets are $25 for seating and $15 for standing room only; for tickets, go...

Habakkuk Records spotlights emerging gospel artists

Habakkuk Records spotlights emerging gospel artists

Dec. 12 | Label owner creates business plan through divine inspiration By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   In today’s up-and-down economy, when music consumers opt for digital downloads rather than purchasing CDs, April Washington’s Habakkuk Records,...

Top performers in boys’ hoops

Top performers in boys’ hoops

Dec. 12 | The boys’ basketball season is off and running, and some of the state’s top players are already serving notice that they will be heard from before the season is over. Check out these top performances so far: QUINTON HOOKER (Park Center) — The...

Overall, hiring of Black college coaches has improved

Overall, hiring of Black college coaches has improved

Dec. 12 |   But there have been setbacks; some still resist transparent coaching searches   The Black Coaches and Administrators (BCA) recently released its 2011-12 “Hiring Report Card for NCAA, FBS and FCS Football Head Coaching Positions.” According...
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