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Brenda Bell Brown: art as  a natural part of everyday life

Brenda Bell Brown: art as a natural part of everyday life

Apr. 4 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Writer, performer and visual artist Brenda Bell Brown, renowned Twin Cities fixture, utilizes the concepts of art and culture as more than an aesthetic pursuit. She successfully realizes them as a community...

Inclusive candidates for Borton’s replacement

Inclusive candidates for Borton’s replacement

Apr. 2 |     The news wasn’t even an hour old before a local daily newspaper posted on their website a list of possible candidates to succeed Pam Borton as Minnesota women’s basketball coach. Not one, however, of the eight current head coaches...

Can a high-tech thermostat save money and energy?

Can a high-tech thermostat save money and energy?

Mar. 5 | By Roddy Scheer  and Doug Moss Contributing Writers     Spending $200 or more to replace that older, still functioning thermostat with a new whiz-bang “smart” variety might seem like a waste of money, but it can be one of the best small...

President Obama visits St. Paul

President Obama visits St. Paul

Feb. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer President Barack Obama, in St. Paul on Wednesday, reiterated his vow he made earlier in his State of the Union address in January that he will take action when needed if Congress won’t. President...

Florida State wins final BCS title

Florida State wins final BCS title

Jan. 8 | Did the SEC blow it? The incredible Auburn Tigers, a two-touchdown underdog to favorite unbeaten No.1 Florida State, led 21-3 late in the first half, trying to win the final BCS Championship game and the eighth straight for the powerful Southeastern...

Web series addresses stereotypes about African Americans

Web series addresses stereotypes about African Americans

Dec. 2 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   Angela Tucker two years ago pitched her series idea on challenging racial stereotypes of Blacks. The third season of Black Folk Don’t premiered December 2 on BlackPublicMedia.org, the National...

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Nov. 20 | The one thing you don’t expect to see in any of the Bible Belt states (where most have amended their constitutions to define marriage between one man and one woman) is an organization promoting polyamory. Last month at Atlanta’s Pride Parade...

Entrepreneur creates dentures with special appeal to people of color

Entrepreneur creates dentures with special appeal to people of color

Nov. 8 | Entrepreneur creates dentures with special appeal to people of color   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   In this week’s segment of our multi-part series on Black business, we take a look at a profession that is on the decline among African...

Recent rulings an attempt to restore confidence in the system

Recent rulings an attempt to restore confidence in the system

Aug. 22 |       The recent decision by a judge to limit New York City’s Stop and Frisk program, which targeted Black and Brown New Yorkers, and the decision to reduce crack sentences were neither coincidental nor accidental. The folks that...

Blacks have a different agenda from Whites on gun control

Blacks have a different agenda from Whites on gun control

Feb. 20 | Let me state what’s important to African Americans on the gun issue. White Americans who have invented the Black boogieman will never give up their guns that they feel will protect them from the American Black uprising, which has always been a myth,...