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Film documents tragic price some women pay for being young and naïve

Film documents tragic price some women pay for being young and naïve

Dec. 2 | Movie Review By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer    Debbie Peagler will never be nearly as well known as Angela Davis (see MSR’s review last week of the documentary film Free Angela). Still, she is no less a sister whose saga warrants close...

Free Angela provides a brilliant, invaluable look into America’s history

Free Angela provides a brilliant, invaluable look into America’s history

Nov. 23 |   Movie Review By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   It is sad to see how complacent we Black people have grown since the 1960s. The bourgeoisie blithely transitioned from a populace who once vowed “We Will Overcome” to a generation...

Young Black woman killed for refusing to have an abortion

Young Black woman killed for refusing to have an abortion

Jul. 17 |     We have a different kind of silent abuse going on in the Black community associated with domestic abuse that no one wants to talk about. Therefore, being the truth deliverer, I shall. The sister was 21 years old, four months pregnant,...

Guthrie Theater’s smug and offensive “Clybourne Park” perpetuates the illusion of a “post-Civil-Rights” society

Guthrie Theater’s smug and offensive “Clybourne Park” perpetuates the illusion of a “post-Civil-Rights” society

Jul. 2 |   By Peter Rachcleff, Community Voices/Twin Cities Daily Planet   Ansa Akyea, Emily Gunyou Halaas, and Jim Lichtscheidl in Clybourne Park. Photo by Michael Brosilow, courtesy Guthrie Theater. Clybourne Park is a significant play. It...

Black women hammering at media’s glass ceiling — Mainstream offers them ‘dismal’ opportunities

Black women hammering at media’s glass ceiling — Mainstream offers them ‘dismal’ opportunities

Apr. 3 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new study points to a “stubborn gender inequality” affecting females in U.S. media. “The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2013” study, released in March by the Women’s Media Center...

Book explores, honors powerful African American women

Book explores, honors powerful African American women

Nov. 14 | It doesn’t take a clairvoyant to predict Lakesia D. Johnson’s Iconic: Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman (Baylor University Press) is headed for sustained popularity. It may take a minute, since college publishers don’t have the...

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

Aug. 29 |   “When you shoot somebody, that’s not the only person that you’re killing.”   — Nona Gaye, Marvin Gaye’s daughter, testifying after his death   I attended a neighborhood meeting on racism. Afterward I mentioned the comments...

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975:  Documentary recalls era of radical struggle

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: Documentary recalls era of radical struggle

Feb. 15 |     A film review By Brittany Lewis Contributing Writer   On Friday, February 24, the group Solidarity will host a free screening of the film The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. The social hour...
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