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Moving from Tolerance to Allophilia:

Moving from Tolerance to Allophilia:

Apr. 30 | Expand Human Rights Enforcement in Minnesota   By the Council on Black Minnesotans Fifty years ago, on July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson displayed courage and innovation by taking the unprecedented national step to attack the heart of...

Combining households: his place or hers?

Combining households: his place or hers?

Apr. 30 | When they woke up again, they were even more exhausted. She sat up. In reflex, he rolled over, reaching for her thigh. Lesli brushed Keith’s hand aside and swiftly slid out of bed, declaring, “We need to decide living conditions. You have an apartment...

NBA must come down hard on Sterling

NBA must come down hard on Sterling

Apr. 30 | Donald Sterling, the longtime controversial owner of one of professional sports’ longtime losing franchises, the Los Angeles Clippers, has created a firestorm of anger and resentment from the entire sports community with his alarming racist comments...

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Apr. 30 | Sights, Sounds, and Soul: Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community like Charles Chamblis. Affectionately called “The Pictureman,”...

‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

Apr. 30 |  Veteran officers campaign to bring more women and people of color into the Mpls police force   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   It is no secret that historically the relationship between the Minneapolis Police Department and communities...

Why didn’t I listen?

Why didn’t I listen?

Apr. 29 | I’m talking to two of my young cousins who are really super people, solid parents, good marriages, and the best friends one could have. We have a great relationship as family and girlfriends. Here we are talking about how much sweeter life might...

Certification workshop offered  for women-owned businesses

Certification workshop offered for women-owned businesses

Apr. 29 | Women business owners looking for an edge to win contracts with government organizations and corporations should attend a workshop presented by the Women’s Business Development Center-Minnesota (WBDC-MN) titled “Is WBE Certification Right for...

Writer hopes her children’s books can make the world a better place

Writer hopes her children’s books can make the world a better place

Apr. 29 | Author selected as ‘One of 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Caring isn’t merely a word to M. Ann Machen Pritchard (don’t ask what the M. stands for, she won’t tell you). It’s a heart-and-soul-felt...

Treating skin of color

Treating skin of color

Apr. 28 |               Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Certain problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes...

McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the  State Human  Rights Department is a bad idea

McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the State Human Rights Department is a bad idea

Apr. 28 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Last week, Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Executive Directory Edward McDonald responded to an audit release by the Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) in March (See MSR April...