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U.S. cops get away scott clean with taking Black life

U.S. cops get away scott clean with taking Black life

Dec. 13 | Police departments all over the country have opened outright war. It hasn’t been declared but that’s the nature of America’s new, improved racism. Back in the day, rabid dogs like George Wallace and Lincoln Rockwell came right out and said ”Ni**er.”...

National study: Young Black males 21 times more likely to be killed by police

National study: Young Black males 21 times more likely to be killed by police

Dec. 10 |   How do local police measure up?    By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Racial tensions in the U.S. have reached the boiling point in the wake of the deaths of two Black males at the hands of police officers and the announcements...

Stereotypes thwart aspirations of young Black men

Stereotypes thwart aspirations of young Black men

Nov. 28 | MPS Black Male Achievement director gets some barbershop ‘real truth’   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Shahmar Dennis plans to graduate next spring from Roosevelt High School. He also plans to continue his post-secondary education by...

Trust essential in work with Black males

Trust essential in work with Black males

Oct. 17 | Treat every man as a whole person   By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer Kente Circle, a South Minneapolis mental health counseling center, offered a workshop on Friday, September 26 at Sabathani Community Center featuring Dr. A.J. Franklin from...

Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling  their children

Over 100,000 Black parents are now homeschooling their children

Jan. 22 |       By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Guest Commentator We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We have not heard that African American children who are homeschooled are scoring at the 82 percent in reading...

Few acting roles for Black females

Few acting roles for Black females

Jan. 5 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Final installment of a four-part series 12 Years a Slave made five out of nine top-10 films of 2013 lists by movie critics, and Fruitvale Station made two such lists; these two movies featured Black...

Father’s Day Weekend honors positive Black dads

Father’s Day Weekend honors positive Black dads

Jun. 20 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A father of two daughters, Terry Austin wants all Black men to be more involved with young Black males and females. He says he was inspired to do something several years ago while attending church. Austin...