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A healthy me for a healthy you

A healthy me for a healthy you

Mar. 6 | When we speak about health, oftentimes physical health comes to mind first. Physical health is important for everyone to be attentive to. Just as equally, we need to be attentive to our mental and spiritual health as well. As Black folks, we have...

Don’t fall for the ‘deception’: Lack of Blacks on TV still a ‘scandal’

Don’t fall for the ‘deception’: Lack of Blacks on TV still a ‘scandal’

Jan. 23 | Network shows with African American female leads don’t come close to true diversity, experts say     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Meagan Good (Deception) and Kerry Washington (Scandal) are two Black women who are starring in their...

Why avoid single mothers?

Why avoid single mothers?

Jan. 2 |   Black men have no business looking down on single sistahs with chirren. Long as I’ve been Black, single moms proved a rule, not an exception. Plenty Black men have been, in fact, raised by a single Black woman, busting her hips, all on her...

Our stories and symbols can restore our authentic Black selves

Our stories and symbols can restore our authentic Black selves

Dec. 19 | Third of a three-part column This is the last in a three-part series focused on the effects that enslavement, cultural uprooting, and geographical and spiritual dispersing have had on our culture — Black culture — and the ways that we relate to...

First annual Baraza conference ‘a huge success’

First annual Baraza conference ‘a huge success’

Nov. 15 | Event launches movement to improve Black women’s health and wellness   Part 2 — see part one in the current print edition of the MSR By Robin James Contributing Writer The October 6 Baraza Conference presentation by Dr. BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya,...

Support group offers information and understanding  to Black women with breast cancer

Support group offers information and understanding to Black women with breast cancer

Oct. 24 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   The African American Breast Cancer Alliance (AABCA) was started in October of 1990 by a group of women who had been affected by or diagnosed with breast cancer. This year they will celebrate 22 years...

Black women: Reclaim your sacredness as containers for the spirit of our people

Black women: Reclaim your sacredness as containers for the spirit of our people

Oct. 17 |   First of a three part column   In my last article, I highlighted culture as a resource for healing, building, and creating financial prosperity among African American people. The central message expressed was the importance of a return to...

Join me on a journey to a new and better self

Join me on a journey to a new and better self

Oct. 10 |   Years ago, after I delivered my wonderful daughter, I found myself eating out of depression; love of course played a part, but so did broken dreams. I also felt anxious, overwhelmed, and at times hopeless. When my daughter was three months...

Report examines coverage of LGBT issues in  Black, Latino media

Report examines coverage of LGBT issues in Black, Latino media

Oct. 10 |   FIRST OF A TWO-PART STORY By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     A new report from The Opportunity Agenda points out that favorable public opinion about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color is slowly growing...

Event opens health dialogue to Black Twin Cities women

Event opens health dialogue to Black Twin Cities women

Oct. 3 |   Baraza creates balance, focusing on mind, body and spirit   By Robin James Contributing Writer   An exciting, one-of-a-kind event designed specifically for African American women is set to take place in the Twin Cities; it’s Baraza:...