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The Art Cunningham Show: over two decades of Black history through Black media

The Art Cunningham Show: over two decades of Black history through Black media

Mar. 18 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   There is no more effective means of communicating than the media, particularly the visual media and especially television, since every home has at least one set. How far, after all, do you...

Why Every Black Woman — what?!

Why Every Black Woman — what?!

Mar. 13 | Dr. Nazaree Hines-Starr, PharmD , who wrote Why Every Black Woman Should Marry A Jewish Man, a brisk-selling book that has tongues wagging all over the Internet, is a (using the term loosely) Black woman who has lost her mind, what little she had...

Veteran supporter mixes with Bad Company

Veteran supporter mixes with Bad Company

Mar. 13 | Motorcycle club (good guys contrary to the name) offers vets a positive pastime   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Mustafa Nelson is a firm believer in helping others. He’s especially passionate, though, about trying to do for veterans...

Lesli shows up and makes herself at home

Lesli shows up and makes herself at home

Mar. 12 | Keith staggered into the lobby of his apartment building looking like death warmed over. Jesse’s sub was on duty at the reception desk. A disagreeable blue-eyed blonde, Germanic as best he could tell, chiseled cheekbones, legs nearly up to her...

Lesli gets a good laugh at Keith’s expense

Lesli gets a good laugh at Keith’s expense

Mar. 5 |  Lesli briefly froze, going through a few mental clicks to make sense of Keith’s remark. Then fell out laughing, pitching forward, blouse bulging. Finally she collapsed, spilling from her chair to the floor. Howling. Keith stared at her like she...

Free CeCe may not reach intended target: the narrow minded

Free CeCe may not reach intended target: the narrow minded

Feb. 26 | CeCe McDonald walked out of St. Cloud State Penitentiary a free woman on January 13, after serving 19 months of a 41-month sentence. She will be under court supervision for the remainder of the sentence. McDonald, a transgender woman, was sent to...

Keith works hard to stay cool

Keith works hard to stay cool

Feb. 26 | He didn’t know what else to do except say, “You look great.” Of course, she looks great, stupid. Could you be anymore lame? He forced himself not to look around in anticipation of that man who’d answered her phone stepping up next to Lesli,...

Keith plays Brenda’s set and gets another shock

Keith plays Brenda’s set and gets another shock

Feb. 19 | Keith showed up at the stage door and, despite that he carried a guitar case, the guard wouldn’t let him in. Anybody, after all, could come bopping up with an instrument trying to get in, and Brenda, in her frenzy, forgot to put him on the guest...

When it comes to training dogs,  Big D’s a winner

When it comes to training dogs, Big D’s a winner

Feb. 19 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Even before Michael Vick’s infamous association with and incarceration for dog-fighting, the public imagination did not pair Black men and canines in a particularly shining light. The stereotype held of...

Recently e-published writer ‘digs humanity’ Like Richard Pryor and James Baldwin, Dwight Hobbes speaks his mind

Recently e-published writer ‘digs humanity’ Like Richard Pryor and James Baldwin, Dwight Hobbes speaks his mind

Feb. 14 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Name the subject — any subject — and Dwight Hobbes will have something unique to say about it. After his writing appeared over the years in such publications as Reader’s Digest, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine,...