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A new era of North-Central rivalry?

A new era of North-Central rivalry?

Dec. 6 | At the conclusion of St. Paul Central’s 52-51 nonconference boys’ basketball victory over Minneapolis North, DEREK REUBEN and JURIAD HUGHES expressed excitement. “The rivalry is back,” said Reuben. “You know I had to come see this game,”...

Are all males destined to become grumpy old men?

Are all males destined to become grumpy old men?

Sep. 18 |               By Alyse M. Hamilton, MD  The short answer to the question, “Are all men destined to become grumpy as they age?” is no — no man has to become a “grumpy old man.” Growing up, do you remember...

On soul food

On soul food

Apr. 17 |       Filmmaker Byron P. Hurt (born 12/31/69) presented his documentary Soul Food Junkies at Macalester College in St. Paul during Black History Month 2013. The film was also shown at the Merriam Park Branch of the St. Paul Public Library...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Apr. 3 |   The Music   Rahsaan Patterson Thurs., Apr. 4, 8 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • With a sound that evokes comparison to Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Prince,...

Minnesota griot honored by Turning Point

Minnesota griot honored by Turning Point

Feb. 20 | Mahmoud El-Kati talks about race and democracy   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Mahmoud El-Kati. Mention the name and you’ve said it all: icon historian, scholar and griot. And he can talk your ear off. That’s okay. When he’s...

Minister celebrates his 105th birthday — Reverend Smith describes himself as a ‘late bloomer’

Minister celebrates his 105th birthday — Reverend Smith describes himself as a ‘late bloomer’

Jan. 30 |     By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer   On Saturday, January 19, Wayman AME Church in North Minneapolis played host to a glorious event that celebrated the 105th birthday of Reverend Noah Spencer Smith. The church was filled with...

Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Dec. 19 |   Effects would add more hurt to Great Recession’s impact    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Low- and moderate-income people will immediately be adversely affected if the country plunges over “the fiscal cliff” at the beginning...

Phillips scholars create summer programs for  youth, families

Phillips scholars create summer programs for youth, families

Sep. 12 |   Jazmine Darden designed a summer program to encourage urban students, including many students of color, to learn more about opportunities in the STEM fields, specifically engineering. Through “Bridgin’ the Gap,” students in kindergarten...

Educators urged to partner with families

Educators urged to partner with families

Nov. 16 |    North High hosted top national expert on community engagement       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A productive school involves effective family and community partnerships, a leading community engagement expert said last...