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Make Black people more marketable by building our brand

Make Black people more marketable by building our brand

May. 17 | By Marquis Rollins Guest Commentator   During your daily commute today, if you were to stop at any Mom & Pop’s convenience store in the nation, you would find it. To locate it requires a search because it has yet to be considered to have...

I remember when the community supported us

I remember when the community supported us

May. 6 | By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer   Conclusion of a series Last week: If the bridge is not built to reconnect these [incarcerated] brothers…in the end, the work being done in the community will become more difficult because a chain is only...

This week’s cartoon

This week’s cartoon

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This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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The N-word unchained: Film controversy calls for some education

The N-word unchained: Film controversy calls for some education

Jan. 23 |   By Charles W. Davidson Guest Commentator   By now, movie-goers across the country are embroiled in heavy social media discussions or water-cooler arguments about Quentin Tarantino’s use and Spike Lee’s criticism of said use of the...

Letter to the Editor: Honoring our community leaders

Letter to the Editor: Honoring our community leaders

Jan. 23 |     I am honoring the late Evelyn Eubanks as my local hero. For those of you who never had the opportunity to meet this dedicated leader, you missed out on a great thing.  Evelyn was a tireless activist in the education of our children....

Letter to the Editor: To The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States of America,

Letter to the Editor: To The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States of America,

Jan. 2 |   We know you have been working with Congress to prevent our nation from going over the fiscal cliff. The members of the National Black Chamber of Commerce are heartened to see progress being made, and we hope a workable resolution for the business...

Choose your hustle wisely — Self-reliant skills that even a child can learn

Choose your hustle wisely — Self-reliant skills that even a child can learn

Dec. 19 |   In the midst of this struggling economy, many use crime as an outlet for relief. The excuse of “I’m just trying to survive” is hollering out relentlessly as if it justifies the assault on the community, who is also “just trying to survive.” At...

Letter to the Editor: Spike Moss:  a true hero

Letter to the Editor: Spike Moss: a true hero

Dec. 12 |   I came to Minnesota when I was 16 years old. I am now 50. Spike Moss was in charge of the WAY when I was a teenager. While he never seeks accolades, I think it is important that people know that Spike Moss was instrumental in saving so many...

Speaking up for and demanding full-day kindergarten

Speaking up for and demanding full-day kindergarten

Dec. 5 |   By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   About four million American children celebrated a very big milestone this fall: their first day of kindergarten. Far too many were already a step or more behind their peers. If we want all of...
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