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It’s time to stand up and shout, ‘No more!’

It’s time to stand up and shout, ‘No more!’

Dec. 5 |   This is a very trying time for the African Americans in Minneapolis. First let me start off by saying there are two very important things missing that allow this tragedy to happen. First is the love of God at the center of many of our people,...

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Oct. 31 |   Be sure your vote counts by coming to the polls prepared By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-In-Chief Serving as an election judge and helping voters navigate through the voting process is an invaluable contribution to our democratic process. Stephani...

Congressional candidates’ radio debate ends in name-calling

Congressional candidates’ radio debate ends in name-calling

Oct. 24 |   Fifth-District rivals differ on debating vs. door-knocking   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   With two weeks remaining before Election Day, have the voters in the Fifth District congressional campaign received enough information...

Geoffrey Canada creates ‘A Small Army of Love’

Geoffrey Canada creates ‘A Small Army of Love’

Oct. 10 | Harlem Children’s Zone founder gives feedback on Northside Achievement Zone By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   If a revolutionary is a person dedicated to change in any establishment, like a school system, business, or a government...

Local dance instructor trained  over 1,000 in N. Mpls

Local dance instructor trained over 1,000 in N. Mpls

Oct. 3 |   Hollywood Studio students received national awards     By James L. Stroud, Jr. Contributing Writer   “So you think you can dance?” That’s not likely a question you would ask Diane Elliott-Robinson. Especially if you know...

Northside neighborhoods reflect what it  means to be diverse

Northside neighborhoods reflect what it means to be diverse

Oct. 3 |     There are many reasons to live in or move to the Northside. These reasons are based on the many assets of our community and the assets of many of the people who live here. Some move to the Northside because of the great housing deals,...

Why are so many Black men dying?

Why are so many Black men dying?

Aug. 29 |     By Terry Yzaguirre Guest Commentator   As I arrived at the homicide scene on 21st and Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis on August 18at about 9 am, the crime lab was still working on the bullet holes on the exterior of the home after...

‘The Wheatley’ reinvents itself as needs evolve

‘The Wheatley’ reinvents itself as needs evolve

Aug. 22 |   Director Milon talks about what holds communities together   By Robin James Contributing Writer   The Phyllis Wheatley Community Center (PWCC), also affectionately known as “The Wheatley,” is widely known and respected as a source...

Top prep prospects

Top prep prospects

Aug. 22 | University of Wisconsin-bound KEELON BROOKINS (Tartan) leads a talented list of top football prospects for the 2012 season. Brookins is ranked among the top corner back prospects in the country according to Scout Minnesota Preps.com. KIERRE RHODES...

Chasing the tornado money

Chasing the tornado money

Jul. 11 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer and  Jerry Freeman Senior Editor   Almost immediately after the tornado struck North Minneapolis in May 2011, the Minneapolis Foundation established its Minnesota Helps Fund and raised $1,756,060...