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This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Apr. 30 | Sights, Sounds, and Soul: Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community like Charles Chamblis. Affectionately called “The Pictureman,”...

‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

Apr. 30 |  Veteran officers campaign to bring more women and people of color into the Mpls police force   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   It is no secret that historically the relationship between the Minneapolis Police Department and communities...

Event Photos

Event Photos

Dec. 9 | Here are photos from the latest Sister Spokesman event! December 2013 Shopping Extravaganza November 2013 Sister Spokesman [nggallery id=57] October 2013 Sister Spokesman [nggallery id=54]   September 2013 Sister Spokesman [nggallery id=51]   July...

What are electronic cigarettes and why should I care about them?

What are electronic cigarettes and why should I care about them?

Oct. 9 |   Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but the creators of a breakthrough device are hoping to change that by encouraging smokers to use an alternative method. Commonly referred to as “e-cigarettes,”...

Faith, mental illness, and the African American community

Faith, mental illness, and the African American community

Oct. 9 | Commentary By Dr. Thomas Adams CEO, African American  Family Services   Faith and mental illness have been debated since B.C. (before Christ). As African Americans, we are a people who embody a tremendous amount of faith. A 2009 report found...

White professionals already cashing in on ‘People’s Stadium’ — But promises that construction will benefit communities of color remain unkept as deadlines approach

White professionals already cashing in on ‘People’s Stadium’ — But promises that construction will benefit communities of color remain unkept as deadlines approach

Aug. 28 |       By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   While there is much talk about possible delays in the construction of the “People’s Stadium,” it appears that the Vikings and MSFA are still confident it will be built. And according...

Locals joined bus ride to D.C. for 1963 March commemoration

Locals joined bus ride to D.C. for 1963 March commemoration

Aug. 28 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A small but very enthusiastic group of Minneapolis-area residents returned from last Saturday’s commemorative march in Washington, D.C. pledging to work together for change. Cathy Jones (middle)...

Mpls. Board of Education Director Hussein Samatar dies at age 45

Mpls. Board of Education Director Hussein Samatar dies at age 45

Aug. 28 |       On Sunday, August 25, influential Somali business leader and groundbreaking Minneapolis Board of Education Director Hussein Samatar died of complications from leukemia. He was 45. In 2010, Samatar became the first Somali-American...

Northsiders mingle with cops, firefighters at People’s BBQ

Northsiders mingle with cops, firefighters at People’s BBQ

Aug. 28 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   If only for a few hours, the city’s North Side and Minneapolis police recently worked together and had fun doing so. At least on that day, August 17, police officers walked among the mostly Black...

U of M loses ground in  athletics racial hiring  — Already near the bottom, under Teague it’s getting worse

U of M loses ground in athletics racial hiring — Already near the bottom, under Teague it’s getting worse

Aug. 28 |     Diversity in the University of Minnesota’s athletics administration is still a four-letter word: None. After Richard Lapchick’s annual “College Sport Racial and Gender Report Card” came out in July, we asked Gopher AD Norwood...
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