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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,...

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...

It’s time to stand up and shout, ‘No more!’

It’s time to stand up and shout, ‘No more!’

Dec. 5 |   This is a very trying time for the African Americans in Minneapolis. First let me start off by saying there are two very important things missing that allow this tragedy to happen. First is the love of God at the center of many of our people,...

This week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

Dec. 5 | Public Enemy  Thurs., Dec. 6, 8 pm: First Avenue & 7th Street Entry 701 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-332-1775 or www.first-avenue.com With X-Clan, Monie Love, Schoolly D, Leaders of the New School, Wise Intelligent, Son of Bazerk & No Self Control,...

Deficits, deceit, and Social Security

Deficits, deceit, and Social Security

Dec. 5 |   By Norman and Velma Hill Guest Commentators     Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are the foundations for the wellbeing of scores of millions of middle- and low-income Americans. Without Social Security, 14 million more low-income...

‘Rules of war’ expose FBI terror case as fraud

‘Rules of war’ expose FBI terror case as fraud

Nov. 28 |   The FBI “terror case” that took place here in Minneapolis involving local young men who were recruited to fight in a “holy war” in Somalia in 2008 is finally over. It was said that it was one of the biggest cases ever by the...
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