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Short films’ premiere celebrates voting power of communities of color

Short films’ premiere celebrates voting power of communities of color

Oct. 10 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   On Thursday, October 11, between 6:30 and 8:30 pm, the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis will host a unique red-carpet event. Guests will be greeted at the door, and as they arrive their entrance will...

Local Black scholars screen, critique film on 1963 Children’s Crusade

Local Black scholars screen, critique film on 1963 Children’s Crusade

Oct. 3 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Re-enactments of true events in documentaries are common practice. University of Minnesota professors Rose Brewer and John Wright both were critical of the use of re-enactments in Mighty Times: The Children’s...

Andrew Young: Public projects (like stadiums) should invest where most needed

Andrew Young: Public projects (like stadiums) should invest where most needed

Jun. 6 |     By Vickie Evans-Nash Contributing Writer   Former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young, as featured keynote speaker at last Thursday’s 2012 Minneapolis Urban League Gala “Picking up the Torch,” offered an example of how a public...