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Wilder Foundation hosts unFRAMED conversations

Wilder Foundation hosts unFRAMED conversations

Sep. 4 | (upper left, clockwise) Jason Sole, LaDonna Redmond, Babara Epps, Spike Moss, Photos by Jamal Denman Blacks discuss Zimmerman verdict’s effects on youth   By Jamal Denman Online Editor     On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, the...

Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2013 — Cyrus Chestnut trio highlights full day of great music

Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2013 — Cyrus Chestnut trio highlights full day of great music

Jul. 24 |       With the scent of fresh cut French fries and the sounds of salsa music in the air, I found a seat near the main stage at Mears Park to take in the music of Cyrus Chestnut’s trio at the 2013 Twin Cities Jazz Festival on Saturday,...

Mint Condition front man focusing more on production

Mint Condition front man focusing more on production

Jul. 17 |     By Jamal Denman Online editor   Stokley Williams (known throughout the music industry on a first name basis — simply as Stokley) is a St. Paul native and the front man for one of the most talented, successful, and consistent R&B...

Mayoral forum focused on Mpls communities of color — Candidates acknowledged inequities but lacked solutions

Mayoral forum focused on Mpls communities of color — Candidates acknowledged inequities but lacked solutions

Jun. 12 |     By Jamal Denman Online Editor   On Thursday, June 6, the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis hosted the One MPLS Mayoral Forum, giving candidate hopefuls the opportunity to address the questions and concerns of members...

Community involvement now  emphasized in Mpls Park  Board planning

Community involvement now emphasized in Mpls Park Board planning

Jun. 5 |     By Jamal Denman Online Editor   Over the years, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has had its fair share of critics. Often the criticism has come from residents concerned about the amount of effort the Board and its...

Up-and-coming playwright Junauda Petrus shows There Are Other Worlds

Up-and-coming playwright Junauda Petrus shows There Are Other Worlds

Jun. 5 |     By Jamal Denman Online Editor   Junauda Petrus had been living in New York when she was initially inspired to begin the creative process of writing and developing the concept for the gripping play entitled There Are Other Worlds. ...

Mpls to build 100 green  homes on city’s North Side

Mpls to build 100 green homes on city’s North Side

May. 29 |   Welcome, MSR readers, to a new section you will see appear regularly in these pages, something we call Green2Green. Most of you by now have heard of the green movement to clean up our planet, stop the waste of precious natural resources, and...

Minneapolis creates local base for environmental justice — EJAM reclaims cultural wisdom in respecting the earth

Minneapolis creates local base for environmental justice — EJAM reclaims cultural wisdom in respecting the earth

May. 21 |    Welcome, MSR readers, to a new section you will see appear regularly in these pages, something we call Green2Green. Most of you by now have heard of the green movement to clean up our planet, stop the waste of precious natural resources,...

Youth sports build more than just muscle — Laverne Turner helps students achieve academic success, learn leadership skills

Youth sports build more than just muscle — Laverne Turner helps students achieve academic success, learn leadership skills

Apr. 3 |     By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer    As a youth, local community leader Laverne Turner was heavily involved in organized team sports, and he remembers how positive an impact it had on him growing up. As an adult in 2003, he says...

‘Harlem Shake’ videos spark  effort to ‘resist the fad’

‘Harlem Shake’ videos spark effort to ‘resist the fad’

Mar. 27 |     News Analysis By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer   On March 13, Hamline University in St. Paul hosted a forum titled, “The Harlem Shake as Blackface: A Critical Look at Cultural Appropriation.” The forum was a panel discussion...
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