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Event Photos

Event Photos

Dec. 9 | Here are photos from the latest Sister Spokesman event! December 2013 Shopping Extravaganza ...

The Good Wife Works – Wilder “conversation” urges us to see the poverty around us

The Good Wife Works – Wilder “conversation” urges us to see the poverty around us

Dec. 4 | In September 2013, a Wilder Foundation conversation,” Community Matters,” was held at the Wilder Center in St. Paul, starting with a bevy of statistics compiled by Wilder Research on the state of poverty in St. Paul, where 67,000 people live in...

Rondo R.I.P.

Rondo R.I.P.

Oct. 30 |     Memorial planned for final Rondo neighborhood building on November 2   Memorial services are being planned by Rondo Avenue, Inc. (RAI) for one of the last two remaining members of the original Rondo neighborhood family of buildings...

Author shares stories of successful education models

Author shares stories of successful education models

Oct. 23 | Educator says politics should be secondary to educating students   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Dr. Patricia Moore Harbour Any form of meaningful school reform should include all stakeholders, including students, says Dr. Patricia Moore...

Successful Black businesses are open to criticism

Successful Black businesses are open to criticism

Oct. 10 | Tomorrow’s young entrepreneurs need mentoring opportunities today   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Though the number of Black-owned businesses in Minnesota has been on the rise over the past 20 years, many of them fail to make it past the five-year...

Local legendary jazz club closing its doors

Local legendary jazz club closing its doors

Oct. 9 |     Yesterday it was announced on Minnesota Public Radio that the Artists’ Quarter jazz club located in St. Paul is closing at the end of year—on New Year’s Eve to be exact. The owner and jazz drummer Kenny Horst cites a recent hike...

Rolling up our sleeves to take  on the achievement gap

Rolling up our sleeves to take on the achievement gap

Aug. 28 |     By Katrice Albert Guest Commentator   It’s not surprising to hear Minneapolis/St. Paul has one of the widest student education achievement gaps — between children of color and White children — in the United States. It’s...

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...

Twin Cities’ Own “Mint Condition” to perform at the 30th Annual Rondo Days Festival Celebration

Twin Cities’ Own “Mint Condition” to perform at the 30th Annual Rondo Days Festival Celebration

Jun. 26 | R&B stalwarts Mint Condition will perform at the 30th Annual Rondo Days Festival Celebration on Saturday, July 20th at the Rondo Education Center’s Field at 560 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. The festivities will begin with a 5K Walk & Run,...

St. Paul’s Montgomery earns international honor — Award recognizes her mentoring  of women police officers

St. Paul’s Montgomery earns international honor — Award recognizes her mentoring of women police officers

Jun. 12 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Deborah Montgomery’s longtime mentoring and community leadership will be formally recognized later this year. The International Association of Women Police (IAWP) in April selected Montgomery,...