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State of hockey? Caution!

State of hockey? Caution!

Apr. 27 | Recently the University of Connecticut captured both the Men’ and Women’s NCAA Basketball National Championships. It’d only been done twice, and both times the Huskies have done it. Two weeks later, Minnesota had a great opportunity to match...

Help! We need family therapy

Help! We need family therapy

Apr. 26 |               As a mental health professional and someone who has deep concern for Black people and our future, I cannot stress the importance of family. The family unit is the foundation for your future. Whenever...

It’s hard being a Black coach — and harder  yet as a Black female coach

It’s hard being a Black coach — and harder yet as a Black female coach

Apr. 26 |               First of two parts   The firing drum that has slowly banged for Mike Woodson since mid-winter reached its crescendo Monday when he was fired as New York Knicks head coach. The final drumbeat came...

I remember when the community supported us

I remember when the community supported us

Apr. 25 |               By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer   Second in a series   Last week: I remember these things because the times were very different in these institutions when the community would stop by and...

Condoleezza Rice: war criminal, race hustler

Condoleezza Rice: war criminal, race hustler

Apr. 25 |               There are a myriad of reasons why Condoleezza Rice was a bad choice to speak at the University of Minnesota on Keeping Faith with a Legacy of Justice: the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights...

The continuing battle of Sgt. Michael Keefe

The continuing battle of Sgt. Michael Keefe

Apr. 25 | And the disappearance of  Black police officers from the MPD               See my August 29, 2007 column regarding the courageous battle waged by Lt. Michael Keefe of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), “A...

Some class sizes reduced in new  St. Paul teachers’ contract

Some class sizes reduced in new St. Paul teachers’ contract

Apr. 25 | Trust an ongoing issue between teachers, district   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The St. Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) and St. Paul Public Schools (SPPS) both cite “seven community-developed priorities” in the three-year...

Biased news coverage benefits only the bigots

Biased news coverage benefits only the bigots

Apr. 25 |               A State legislative audit released earlier this year offered some options for strengthening the State’s four councils of color that advocate for Blacks, Asians, Latinos and Native Americans. Unfortunately,...

Award-winning director brings Passing Strange to Twin Cities

Award-winning director brings Passing Strange to Twin Cities

Apr. 24 | Actor feels free to take risks at Mixed Blood   Director-actor-playwright Thomas W. Jones II, hailing from Atlanta as founding artistic director of Jomandi Productions, owns an enviable Twin Cities presence, consistently working at Mixed...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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