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Robin Hickman: community treasure

Robin Hickman: community treasure

Oct. 17 |   By Maya Beecham and Mahmoud El Kati Contributing Writers   Robin Hickman On a late, sunny fall afternoon at a busy café in St. Paul, a woman in her early 30’s talked with a teenage girl she was recently introduced to. The girl’s eyes...

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...

‘Long overdue’  Black museum  dedicated

‘Long overdue’ Black museum dedicated

Jun. 6 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Roxanne Givens’ dream of a Black museum finally became a reality as the Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM) was formally dedicated last weekend. Those present for the ceremony agreed they were...

For Native people, progress toward equity is  ‘painfully slow’

For Native people, progress toward equity is ‘painfully slow’

Apr. 18 |     By Vickie Evans-Nash Contributing Writer   Last year, Dr. Anton Treuer received an honorable mention at the St. Paul Foundation’s Facing Race Ambassador Awards for his work in culture revitalization through the Ojibwe language...

Optimistic ‘Village Child’ serves  Brooklyn Park minorities

Optimistic ‘Village Child’ serves Brooklyn Park minorities

Mar. 21 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Immediately on meeting Mary Anderson, one is impressed by a sense of innate, self-possessed authority. And graceful cordiality. Professionalism personified. Sitting with her at Pow Wow Grounds...

Civil rights activist keynotes for nonprofit’s Black History Month event

Civil rights activist keynotes for nonprofit’s Black History Month event

Feb. 15 |     Youthprise uses history to engage, motivate young people   By Maya Beecham  Contributing Writer   Statistics paint a bleak picture of modern-day segregation unfolding within the classroom. African American youth areexperiencing...