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Defining health disparities

Defining health disparities

May. 12 | Dr. Crutchfield, what do people mean when they use the term “health disparity”?   Merriam-Webster defines disparity as “the state of being different.” The term “health disparities” refers to several conditions. It almost always refers...

I remember when the community supported us

I remember when the community supported us

May. 6 | By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer   Conclusion of a series Last week: If the bridge is not built to reconnect these [incarcerated] brothers…in the end, the work being done in the community will become more difficult because a chain is only...

A sports reporter’s spring notebook cleaning

A sports reporter’s spring notebook cleaning

May. 2 | Marlene Stollings’ second hire on her Gopher women’s basketball coaching staff is Nikita (Niki) Dawkins. She is a 23-year coaching veteran who has been a VCU assistant coach the last two seasons and held similar positions at Old Dominion, Michigan...

‘Ordinary African American woman’ LisaGay Hamilton has an impressive acting resume

‘Ordinary African American woman’ LisaGay Hamilton has an impressive acting resume

Dec. 19 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer Second in a multi-part series Bernice (LisaGay Hamilton) takes drastic action in a scene from John Sayles’ GO FOR SISTERS.(Photo by Kevin J. Long) Despite her impressive filmography, LisaGay Hamilton...

LisaGay Hamilton and Yolanda Ross star in new John Sayles thriller

LisaGay Hamilton and Yolanda Ross star in new John Sayles thriller

Dec. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   The first of a four-part series that takes a look at Black women in the movie industry   Go For Sisters, a John Sayles movie, made its local debut in Minneapolis December 13 at Landmark Theatres’...

Event Photos

Event Photos

Dec. 9 | Here are photos from the latest Sister Spokesman event! December 2013 Shopping Extravaganza November 2013 Sister Spokesman [nggallery id=57] October 2013 Sister Spokesman [nggallery id=54]   September 2013 Sister Spokesman [nggallery id=51]   July...

The Artist’s Way: Sarah White on Music, Motherhood, and Her New Band

The Artist’s Way: Sarah White on Music, Motherhood, and Her New Band

Oct. 1 |       By Junauda Petrus Contributing Writer  “You can always break rules and challenge limits. You can always be the boss of your art, because it comes from the soul. I really love when the art becomes the boss of me and moves and...

Up-and-coming playwright Junauda Petrus shows There Are Other Worlds

Up-and-coming playwright Junauda Petrus shows There Are Other Worlds

Jun. 5 |     By Jamal Denman Online Editor   Junauda Petrus had been living in New York when she was initially inspired to begin the creative process of writing and developing the concept for the gripping play entitled There Are Other Worlds. ...

Black women hit hard by chemical dependency

Black women hit hard by chemical dependency

May. 22 |   As the weather begins to improve and we plan for all the cookouts, graduations, holidays and birthday parties, one thing that will not be forgotten is the drinks. It would not be a party without them, right? Some of us cannot wait for happy...

Abortion a threat to Black women,  Black families, Black population

Abortion a threat to Black women, Black families, Black population

May. 8 |     I appreciate responses from Spokesman readers regarding the truths being provided in my column. The documentation is irrefutable. I challenge anyone to disprove the content of my column by focusing on other mentions instead of Ms. Sanger....