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Posts tagged with "Roots"

Restoring the ‘Beloved Community’

Restoring the ‘Beloved Community’

Jul. 24 | How the enslaved African was stripped of his humanity   I want to take a moment to remember with our readers how and when the African was forcefully brought to the Americas; it happened during the 1400s. This time in our existence on earth...

Local churches take up fight against diabetes

Local churches take up fight against diabetes

May. 15 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Diabetes is the “gateway disease” that often can lead to other health concerns, especially for Blacks. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one of every three Blacks in this country either has diabetes...

Bobby Z presents 2nd annual benefit concert for heart health

Bobby Z presents 2nd annual benefit concert for heart health

Jan. 22 |   Bobby Z’s organization My Purple Heart and the American Heart Association will present the 2nd  Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! on Saturday, March 9, 8 pm, at First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. Robert Rivkin, a.k.a. Bobby Z, is the...

Unchained to portray Black slavery? Was there a politically correct way for Django Unchained to portray Black slavery?

Unchained to portray Black slavery? Was there a politically correct way for Django Unchained to portray Black slavery?

Jan. 16 |   The start of 2013 is making it difficult to avoid one of America’s greatest sins — slavery. We’ve just marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and a plethora of films, documentaries and TV specials are scheduled...