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Ten signs you are ready to start your own business

Ten signs you are ready to start your own business

Jul. 11 | It’s Monday morning, the alarm sounds, and you sigh because the week begins again. Yes, you like your job, but for some reason you celebrate when it’s Friday and never look forward to Monday. Maybe you need a side business to jump-start your...

Young entrepreneur works to close the ‘access gap’

Young entrepreneur works to close the ‘access gap’

Jun. 20 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Ernest Comer IIIPhotos courtesy of Ernest Comer III In a day and age when the Civil Rights Era clarion “We Shall Overcome” increasingly has changed for many Black people to “I have overcome,”...

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

May. 2 | Cookie Cart’s Simone and Ali hard at work on recycling. Cookie Cart, a Minneapolis bakery and nonprofit organization, received a $10,000 recycling grant in January, along with 10 other Hennepin County businesses and organizations. Now they’ll...

What does the Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce do for Black business?

What does the Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce do for Black business?

Nov. 1 | Many Black business owners are not sure   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The overarching question of the MSR multi-part series on local Black businesses is, “Do Blacks support each other?” During our interviews with many local Black business...

What does it take to be a State Senator?

What does it take to be a State Senator?

Nov. 28 | DFL Hayden describes full-time responsibilities of part-time role   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When the 2013 Minnesota Legislative Session convenes January 8, State Senator Jeff Hayden officially will assume his office as Senate...