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This year’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival offers plenty of affordable, quality entertainment

This year’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival offers plenty of affordable, quality entertainment

Jun. 26 | Illustration by Christopher E. Harrison This weekend June 27-29 the 15th Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival returns to St. Paul’s Mears Park. And the best thing is it’s free! Festival goers can expect to experience a wide spectrum of music presented...

Even back in New York, Keith could not escape Lesli’s reach

Even back in New York, Keith could not escape Lesli’s reach

Jun. 26 |   The only thing Keith hated worse than taking off in an airplane was touching back down in one. He’d done this dozens of times but still couldn’t get used to it. As the ground got bigger and drew closer, Keith wondered, every single time,...

South Mpls grandmother spared eviction by Occupy campaign

South Mpls grandmother spared eviction by Occupy campaign

Mar. 27 | News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   Above, supporters rally outside Gayle Lindsey’s home; right, Gayle Lindsey with megaphonePhotos by Chris Juhn After a public pressure campaign led by Occupy Homes MN ’s Foreclosure and Eviction...

Rondo resident’s pioneer athletic efforts recognized

Rondo resident’s pioneer athletic efforts recognized

Feb. 13 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Erica OrtonPhoto courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society Marcenia Lyle Stone was born July 17, 1921 in St. Paul. She played on the local boys’ baseball teams despite her parents’ objections. Reportedly, they...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Feb. 13 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people   Abraham Lincoln once stated, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” I say nearly all men can...

Black lawmakers almost killed Title IX

Black lawmakers almost killed Title IX

Sep. 26 | Landmark bill caught in race vs. gender  equity wrangling   Long before Title IX, Black females have been participants in sport. “There [always] has been a strong African American women presence in sport,” notes Ohio State Sport Humanities...

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

Jun. 28 |   KMOJ-FM’s Miss Georgia was a guest judge on BET’s 106 & Park show. Photo by Charles Hallman   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Miss Georgia entertains her on-air radio audience every midday at KMOJ-FM. She recently took her...