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Project Sweetie Pie cultivates an urban farm movement

Project Sweetie Pie cultivates an urban farm movement

May. 8 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   It’s a tough call as to whether Project Sweetie Pie (www.projectsweetie.org) is the proverbial idea whose time has come or if its founder/director, irresistible force Michael Chaney, has brought his...

What health legacy will you leave?

What health legacy will you leave?

Mar. 12 | Upcoming health conference to address specific concerns of Black women   By Brandi D. Phillips  Contributing Writer   Happy, healthy, family, friends, community, intergenerational, motivational: These are a few words used to describe the upcoming...

National, local controversy greets opening of new state health exchange

National, local controversy greets opening of new state health exchange

Oct. 16 | Critics say Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox ad campaign misfires with communities of color   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   MNsure, the state’s health insurance exchange program, debuted the signup process on October 1. Officials during...

Confusion widespread on Affordable Care Act

Confusion widespread on Affordable Care Act

Jul. 10 |   Enrollment in new MN health insurance exchange begins in October          By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be in full force sooner rather than later, and U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison...

Striving for diversity in communications industry — Local NAMIC advances  national agenda

Striving for diversity in communications industry — Local NAMIC advances national agenda

Jun. 13 |     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) was founded in 1980. As its mission, NAMIC “educates, advocates and empowers” for diversity in the communications industry. The...