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President Obama visits St. Paul to promote transportation budget

President Obama visits St. Paul to promote transportation budget

Mar. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Reportedly Barack Obama’s approval rating in Minnesota is at its lowest since he became president over five years ago. But based on the loud, enthusiastic reception he received last week during a stop in St....

Peyton Manning five-time MVP?

Peyton Manning five-time MVP?

Dec. 4 | Peyton Manning is doing it again — he is assaulting the NFL record books. Sunday, he threw five touchdown passes in Denver’s 35-28 win at Kansas City. The Broncos rallied from 21-7 to win it and complete a two-game sweep of the Chiefs. The Broncos...

Web series addresses stereotypes about African Americans

Web series addresses stereotypes about African Americans

Dec. 2 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   Angela Tucker two years ago pitched her series idea on challenging racial stereotypes of Blacks. The third season of Black Folk Don’t premiered December 2 on BlackPublicMedia.org, the National...

When it comes to health, place matters

When it comes to health, place matters

Oct. 9 | By Dr. Brian Smedley America’s Wire Writers Group    The implementation of the Affordable Care Act is an achievement Americans can be proud of. Making sure that all our brothers and sisters, children and grandchildren have proper health insurance...

Ruby! The Story of Ruby Bridges: Play about civil rights-era child hero re-created in new staging

Ruby! The Story of Ruby Bridges: Play about civil rights-era child hero re-created in new staging

Jan. 30 |     It isn’t often a figure from African America history is still around once his or her accomplishments finally are celebrated. A spectacular exception, of course, is President Barack Obama. Not nearly as famous but nonetheless a hallmark...

Ravens vs. 49ers an all-Harbaugh Super Bowl

Ravens vs. 49ers an all-Harbaugh Super Bowl

Jan. 30 |   NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans braces for Super Bowl XLVII, the first Super Bowl in that city since the horrific storm Hurricane Katrina. This is the 10th time the NFL has brought the world stage of the Super Bowl to New Orleans; the last Super...

NFL ‘final four’: Not much has changed

NFL ‘final four’: Not much has changed

Jan. 16 |   We have gone from the New Orleans bounty gate to general managers, head coaches, coordinators, player suspensions, and a record number of players fined for hits with helmets leading to tragedies like players losing their lives. One Kansas City...

Pastor celebrates 50 years of ministry

Pastor celebrates 50 years of ministry

Dec. 5 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Alphonse Reff, Sr. accepted the call to ministry in 1962. “I thought I could do some other things other than [being a minister],” admits the reverend, adding that ever since he took “a whipping from...

Publishing company supports ministry work

Publishing company supports ministry work

Nov. 7 | Chappell Publishing Ministry gives authors or prospective authors the opportunity to have their manuscripts published at an extremely affordable cost. “We are professional writers, transcriptionists, and designers who have spent a number of years...

Voter suppression laws cast chill on Black community

Voter suppression laws cast chill on Black community

Oct. 31 |                     By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer   As voter suppression laws continue to be debated in states across the country, members of the African American press and voting rights...