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Successful Black businesses are open to criticism

Successful Black businesses are open to criticism

Oct. 10 | Tomorrow’s young entrepreneurs need mentoring opportunities today   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Though the number of Black-owned businesses in Minnesota has been on the rise over the past 20 years, many of them fail to make it past the five-year...

When it comes to health, place matters

When it comes to health, place matters

Oct. 9 | By Dr. Brian Smedley America’s Wire Writers Group    The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is an achievement Americans can be proud of. Making sure that all our brothers and sisters, children and grandchildren have proper health insurance...

Browns upset Vikings 31-27!

Browns upset Vikings 31-27!

Sep. 25 | It was not supposed to end like this, not the final season of Vikings football at Mall of America Field (the Metrodome), which opened in 1982. The Cleveland Browns traded away their best player, running back Trent Richardson, mid-week to the Indianapolis...

History can move in two directions at once

History can move in two directions at once

Sep. 20 |             By Benjamin Todd Jealous Contributing Writer   In my time as an organizer, I have been guided by the words of many people, activists and authors, colleagues and friends. But the most powerful lesson...

Minnesota ‘the team to beat’ in 2013 WNBA playoffs

Minnesota ‘the team to beat’ in 2013 WNBA playoffs

Sep. 20 |               The cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show in the closing scene of the series finale together sang, “It’s a long, long way to Tipperary.” To initially begin our WNBA playoffs discussion, we note that...

Top WNBA teams hope to peak in playoffs

Top WNBA teams hope to peak in playoffs

Sep. 19 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The 2013 WNBA Playoffs begin this week: Washington-Atlanta and Indiana-Chicago in the East, and Minnesota-Seattle and Los Angeles-Phoenix in the West in the four best-of-three first-round matchups.   “When...

Pokey takes the Sky to the playoffs

Pokey takes the Sky to the playoffs

Sep. 12 | Before this season began, Chicago was the only WNBA team not to have played in the post-season. That distinction ends next week when the Sky begins its first-ever second season as the Eastern Conference’s top seed. Drafting Elena Delle Donne as...

Lions roar, beat Vikings 34-24

Lions roar, beat Vikings 34-24

Sep. 11 | What a difference a year makes. Last year, the Vikings, 10-6, were hungry and focused and determined to turn their program around — and they did. Adrian Peterson, the NFL’s MVP, ran for an incredible 2,097 yards while the team was 4-2 in the NFC...

Detroit is going under and we need to prepare

Detroit is going under and we need to prepare

Apr. 24 | As we move closer to the warm part of the year, six human beings have died or have been murdered here in the great city of Minneapolis as we are just four months into the year 2013. Once again, we have to plead to our young people to not engage in...

A nation in pain, a nation whose heart is broken again

A nation in pain, a nation whose heart is broken again

Dec. 26 | When news began to flash across the airways Friday, December 14, that a tragedy was taking place in Newtown, CT, the magnitude and the heartbreak of this violent and insane action began to sink in. Twenty of the 26 lost lives were six- and seven-year-old...
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