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Introducing a new column on financial advancement

Introducing a new column on financial advancement

May. 2 | Good credit — is it overrated?   There was a time when cash was king. It seems like those days are long gone and now credit determines everything. Our county, from top to bottom, is built on credit. We need credit to buy a home, a car, to rent...

This weekend, it’s jazz-related concerts galore!

This weekend, it’s jazz-related concerts galore!

Apr. 23 | Brooklyn-based ensemble Red Baraat makes its debut at Orchestra Hall on Friday, April 25 at 8 pm. Critics have described their performance as “a shot of pure adrenalin.” Established in 2008, Red Baraat is an eight-piece band from Brooklyn,...

Hometown talent José James returns to the Cedar

Hometown talent José James returns to the Cedar

Apr. 16 | José James and Kris Bowers return to the Cedar Cultural Center on Monday, April 21. Consider this an invitation to enjoy more new music from two young and gifted musicians with new albums.   But this is not just a fantastic reintroduction...

Current NBA stars honor their Black Fives predecessors

Current NBA stars honor their Black Fives predecessors

Feb. 19 |             As we approach the wind-down days of Black History Month 2014, it’s refreshing to see other Black contributors besides the usual few names often presented — such as overlooked Black athletes who labored...

My Country ‘Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

My Country ‘Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

Jan. 17 | Ellison’s bio a cutting-edge tale of resisting bias religious and racial   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Unequivocally a singular success, Congressional Rep. Keith Ellison is one of the more fascinating figures in contemporary politics...

Keith knows what he wants but not how to get it

Keith knows what he wants but not how to get it

Dec. 11 | How in the hell do you get someone to want you back? Keith was always a firm believer that you can’t make someone want you. Which is why devastatingly gorgeous women never drove him quite as crazy as they did other guys in this line of work. You...

Reverend Al Sharpton: The Rejected Stone

Reverend Al Sharpton: The Rejected Stone

Dec. 5 | Activist reveals how he became ‘a force of consequence in America’     A Book Review By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   One does well to take the endorsements on the dust jacket of Reverend Al Sharpton: The Rejected Stone with a grain...

This year’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival offers plenty of affordable, quality entertainment

This year’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival offers plenty of affordable, quality entertainment

Jun. 26 | Illustration by Christopher E. Harrison This weekend June 27-29 the 15th Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival returns to St. Paul’s Mears Park. And the best thing is it’s free! Festival goers can expect to experience a wide spectrum of music presented...