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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...

Documentary confronts us with the grim realities of Black AIDS

Documentary confronts us with the grim realities of Black AIDS

Dec. 12 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Released earlier this year, Endgame: AIDS in Black America (PBS-DVD), produced and directed by Renata Stone for WGBH/FRONTLINE, is an important documentary for the subject alone, keeping up awareness of...

Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Media justice activists develop racial equity pledge

Dec. 12 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Nearly 50 persons attended “A Gathering for Media Justice” held last weekend at Hamline University for community members and local non-mainstream media representatives. Sponsored by Community Action...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Dec. 12 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people According to Pastor Terrance Jacobs, former director with the Gamaliel Organization who was appointed to Africa, power is the concentration of “organized people...