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This Week’s Entertainment Spots

This Week’s Entertainment Spots

Apr. 30 | Sights, Sounds, and Soul: Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community like Charles Chamblis. Affectionately called “The Pictureman,”...

‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

‘Now is the time’ to diversify the MPD

Apr. 30 |  Veteran officers campaign to bring more women and people of color into the Mpls police force   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   It is no secret that historically the relationship between the Minneapolis Police Department and communities...

Why didn’t I listen?

Why didn’t I listen?

Apr. 29 | I’m talking to two of my young cousins who are really super people, solid parents, good marriages, and the best friends one could have. We have a great relationship as family and girlfriends. Here we are talking about how much sweeter life might...

Certification workshop offered  for women-owned businesses

Certification workshop offered for women-owned businesses

Apr. 29 | Women business owners looking for an edge to win contracts with government organizations and corporations should attend a workshop presented by the Women’s Business Development Center-Minnesota (WBDC-MN) titled “Is WBE Certification Right for...

Writer hopes her children’s books can make the world a better place

Writer hopes her children’s books can make the world a better place

Apr. 29 | Author selected as ‘One of 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Caring isn’t merely a word to M. Ann Machen Pritchard (don’t ask what the M. stands for, she won’t tell you). It’s a heart-and-soul-felt...

Treating skin of color

Treating skin of color

Apr. 28 |               Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Certain problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes...

McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the  State Human  Rights Department is a bad idea

McDonald: Folding the Council on Black Minnesotans into the State Human Rights Department is a bad idea

Apr. 28 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   Last week, Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) Executive Directory Edward McDonald responded to an audit release by the Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) in March (See MSR April...

Two Washburn grads who chose to stay home

Two Washburn grads who chose to stay home

Apr. 28 |               When he graduated from Minneapolis Washburn five years ago, RA’SHADE HAGEMAN was the state’s top football prospect and among the nation’s top tight ends. When he entered the University of Minnesota...

For these athletes, ‘being Black while swimming’ is no joke

For these athletes, ‘being Black while swimming’ is no joke

Apr. 28 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year, the MSR...

Online network will ease access to after-school programs in Mpls

Online network will ease access to after-school programs in Mpls

Apr. 27 | Fatima Muhammad hired to head project   The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (YCB) has announced that it is developing an online network aimed at linking parents, caregivers and young people to after-school programs available throughout Minneapolis. The...
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