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Treating skin of color

Treating skin of color

May. 1 | Conclusion of a 4-part column     Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Certain problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes a disorder...

Let’s talk about sex! And let’s ask ourselves, “Casserian engeri?”

Let’s talk about sex! And let’s ask ourselves, “Casserian engeri?”

Nov. 6 | Yes, you have read the title correctly: Let’s talk about sex. No, not in the extremely fun and wild way. No, not in the extremely boring high-school sex-education way, either. I want to share some views on sex that really get you to think logically...

Hold government, business accountable for keeping our youth from street madness

Hold government, business accountable for keeping our youth from street madness

Mar. 27 | In Minneapolis and St. Paul, it’s time to build opportunity for the African American children. It’s clear that all the recreational things other communities have make a difference in a youth’s life. To begin with, we’ve got to have some real...

Dads: Model good wellness behavior for your children

Dads: Model good wellness behavior for your children

Mar. 13 | Keeping children healthy through the winter is a top priority for parents.  playing an active role in their children’s lives, including their health and safety, can make a positive difference. Dads, you can take several simple steps so colds and...

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...

Children shouldn’t receive a life sentence

Children shouldn’t receive a life sentence

Nov. 14 | My 99-year prison sentence started in Oak Park Heights, Minnesota’s only maximum-security prison. Built into the side of a hill, the prison has acquired the unsettling myth of being underground. Upon my arrival, I believed it was true. To enter...