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Somali parents struggle with trauma of childhood autism

Somali parents struggle with trauma of childhood autism

Jun. 26 | New legislation promises more help for low-income families   By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   “It’s an awesome feeling to change policy so that equality is from the get-go and from the gate for all kids. This new law/policy...

This barbeque season, try something new!

This barbeque season, try something new!

Jun. 12 | Barbeque season has arrived at last! Time for outdoor cooking under the sun with friends, family, and good music! Having a special meaning for many Black people, the barbeque feast is a tradition that dates back many generations and has passed the...

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

Mother of autistic child fights for equal care

May. 1 | Proposed laws could disadvantage Black and  low-income people   By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   “State legislators want to create two different healthcare policies for kids with autism: one that generously covers the privately...

Fish doesn’t have to be fried to taste good

Fish doesn’t have to be fried to taste good

Apr. 24 |   If you’re a diet-avoider like me, spring usually marks the time for getting creative about cutting down on foods high in fat and shedding excess pounds and inches gained over winter months and the holiday season. Though it’s still too...

Feeding the spirit of your space

Feeding the spirit of your space

Apr. 3 | While I usually write about food for the human spirit with recipes and ideas on how to enchant and nurture it, this time I’d like to write about feeding the spirit of the space. Yes, the spirit of the space, which includes our homes and personal...

Eliminating health disparities is Liberian native’s passion

Eliminating health disparities is Liberian native’s passion

Mar. 20 |   Dr. Wilhelmina HolderPhoto courtesy of Dr. Holder By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   People of African heritage in Minnesota experience higher rates of chronic disease, morbidity and mortality compared to nearly every other cultural...

Share your heritage — cook with your children

Share your heritage — cook with your children

Jan. 30 | Whenever I hear my pre-adolescent daughter say, “Mom, I’m hungry!” I’m reminded of how much things have changed since I was her age. At the risk of sounding like I grew up on Little House on the Prairie, I would like to add that at her age...