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Black History Month Calendar of Events

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Feb. 6 |   Black History Month Calendar of Events Through Thurs., Feb. 14   Saturday, February 9   11 am — Truth Be Told Spoken Word Workshop, Highland Park Library, 1974 Ford Pkwy., St. Paul For teens: Join us for a spoken word writing and performance...

St. Paul native spearheads projects highlighting Black achievement — Rondo, Toni Stone, Jimmy Lee, Dred Scott left imprint  on Minnesota history

St. Paul native spearheads projects highlighting Black achievement — Rondo, Toni Stone, Jimmy Lee, Dred Scott left imprint on Minnesota history

Jan. 30 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Black folk and their accomplishments in Minnesota too often have been overlooked or undervalued, believes Frank White. For several years now White has been working on several civic projects to spotlight...

Ruby! The Story of Ruby Bridges: Play about civil rights-era child hero re-created in new staging

Ruby! The Story of Ruby Bridges: Play about civil rights-era child hero re-created in new staging

Jan. 30 |     It isn’t often a figure from African America history is still around once his or her accomplishments finally are celebrated. A spectacular exception, of course, is President Barack Obama. Not nearly as famous but nonetheless a hallmark...

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Jan. 29 | Black History Month Calendar of Events Through Wed., Feb. 6   Thursday, January 31   6:30-7:30 pm — My Soul Looks Back, Sumner Library, 611 Van White Mem. Blvd., Minneapolis Celebrate Black History Month with songs, poetry and stories that give...

The life of  Sally Fitzgerald

The life of Sally Fitzgerald

Mar. 7 |     Pardon me if I’m not walking straight these days for the first time in my life. I understand now what pain my sons have been going through since April 2003. Ms. Sally Fitzgerald, 78, my beloved mother, died February 22 during Black...

What you can do to preserve Black history — and why you should

What you can do to preserve Black history — and why you should

Feb. 8 |     ”When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions. You do not have to tell him not to stand here or go yonder. He will find his ‘proper place’ and will stay in it. You do not need to send him to the...

Now the real battle for 2012 begins — Let’s hope it doesn’t get much uglier

Now the real battle for 2012 begins — Let’s hope it doesn’t get much uglier

Feb. 8 |     The ugliness during the Republican primary in Florida provided us a front-row seat in the arena of negative electioneering that has become a hallmark of the 2012 Republican campaign. To say it has been uglier in the past doesn’t excuse...

2012 Black History Month Calendar of Events

2012 Black History Month Calendar of Events

Feb. 8 |     Saturday, February 11 11 am — The Spirit of the Blues, Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley Celebrate Black History Month as KFAI’s Lady Griot uses storytelling and live music to show the roots blues have in the music...