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The smartest White team in the NBA

The smartest White team in the NBA

Nov. 7 | T-Wolves team return to the 1950s? Race controversy swells up once again as seen in the bitter reactions to an October 28, 2012 Star Tribune story (“Timberwolves: Pale in comparison to the rest of the NBA”), about how the T-Wolves are “going...

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Nov. 7 | The impact of disease on hair Conclusion of a two-part story By Anika Robbins Contributing Writer   Disease and illness, and in some cases the treatment of those illnesses, are also implicit in hair loss. Auto-immune diseases like lupus cause...

The ABCs of healthy relationships

The ABCs of healthy relationships

Nov. 7 | What is a healthy relationship? You may think loyalty, trust, respect, honesty, responsibility, etc. All these answers are true. This is a great checklist on what healthy relationships can and should contain. All these answers are elements that produce...

Black Fashion History Day a great success

Black Fashion History Day a great success

Nov. 7 | By Rosa Bogar Contributing Writer   October 21, 2012, was declared “Black Fashion History Day” by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. When the governor’s Proclamation was read by “fashion enthusiast” Roger Clark to the crowd gathered at...

Where are all the teachers of color in Mpls and St. Paul schools?

Where are all the teachers of color in Mpls and St. Paul schools?

Nov. 7 | First of a two-part story By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   …In St. Paul 15 percent of teachers are not White, compared to 76 percent of students. In Minneapolis, 17 percent of teachers are not White, compared to 65 percent of students. Minneapolis...

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

This week’s entertainment spotlights!

Oct. 31 | Flight Various metro-area theaters A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to what really happened...

Gophers tackle represents local talent on the team

Gophers tackle represents local talent on the team

Oct. 31 | Ra’Shede HagemanPhoto by Charles Hallman It’s a rarity in Gopher football to see a player listed on its current roster from the Minneapolis City Conference. It’s even rarer that a city player is a starter as well. Ra’Shede Hageman is that...

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Oct. 31 |   Be sure your vote counts by coming to the polls prepared By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-In-Chief Serving as an election judge and helping voters navigate through the voting process is an invaluable contribution to our democratic process. Stephani...

Mint Condition: New CD an improvement, but not a return to glory days

Mint Condition: New CD an improvement, but not a return to glory days

Sep. 26 | Music @ the Speed of Life is an improvement on 2008’s E-Life, a static, paint-by-number disappointment from a band renowned for fresh, even innovative fare. But, not by much. With hints of Guy, Earth Wind & Fire and Kool & the Gang, Stokely...

Where is the equity plan for the Viking Stadium?

Where is the equity plan for the Viking Stadium?

Sep. 26 |               The Minneapolis City Council passed a binding resolution May 10, 2012, directing the Civil Rights Department to report to the June council meeting: “1) Master agreement details, including stadium...