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Apr. 2 |             By Kevin Reese Contributing Writer   In the previous two columns: On February 7 and 8, 2014 there was a Black History month celebration here at Lino Lakes Correctional Facility where I am currently housed....

The Art Cunningham Show: over two decades of Black history through Black media

The Art Cunningham Show: over two decades of Black history through Black media

Mar. 18 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   There is no more effective means of communicating than the media, particularly the visual media and especially television, since every home has at least one set. How far, after all, do you...

My Brother’s Keeper: Trauma must be part of conversation on helping Black males

My Brother’s Keeper: Trauma must be part of conversation on helping Black males

Mar. 5 | Black History Month has come and gone once again. I hope that folks learned something useful and constructive during this period. Oftentimes, I believe as Black people we forget that everything we do today is making Black history. Sadly, we think...

Is Black History Month still relevant?

Is Black History Month still relevant?

Mar. 4 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   Is Black History Month still relevant? A mix of Black folk from the “young, and young at heart” assembled at Sirius XM’s Washington, D.C. headquarters and discussed this topic early February. USA...

Women in sport films festival features legendary college hoops coaches

Women in sport films festival features legendary college hoops coaches

Feb. 26 |                 By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Besides Black History Month, February also honors the accomplishments of women and girls in sport. The University of Minnesota’s Tucker Center for Research...

Black History Month: now more than ever

Black History Month: now more than ever

Feb. 19 |             By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history. And there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ancestors by remembering.”...

Current NBA stars honor their Black Fives predecessors

Current NBA stars honor their Black Fives predecessors

Feb. 19 |             As we approach the wind-down days of Black History Month 2014, it’s refreshing to see other Black contributors besides the usual few names often presented — such as overlooked Black athletes who labored...

Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Celebrate and take action during Black History Month

Feb. 12 |                 By Lucinda Jesson and Edward McDonald Guest Commentators     Black History Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the rich accomplishments of African Americans. Many of the 311,000...

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Adoption celebrated during Black History Month

Feb. 12 | During February, Black History Month, the Minnesota Department of Human Services, the Council on Black Minnesotans, and several nonprofit and community organizations are working together to encourage families to adopt children waiting in the foster...

My New Year wishes are for good public policies

My New Year wishes are for good public policies

Jan. 15 |             By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Happy New Year! January first and second are the days when most think of the “new” year, yet with the first Monday in January falling on January 6, that’s...
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