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This week’s cartoon

This week’s cartoon

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This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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No wonder East African students say they don’t feel safe at school

No wonder East African students say they don’t feel safe at school

Apr. 24 |   We humans have been blaming and scapegoating the most vulnerable minority group among us for thousands of years: It’s an age-old tradition. I recently overheard a man say, “Yeah, the West Bank area in Minneapolis used to be a nice neighborhood,...

Financial aid workshops, free ACT exams to boost college applications

Financial aid workshops, free ACT exams to boost college applications

Feb. 20 | Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is sending a strong message to students, families, staff members and the community that we believe it is imperative that all students be prepared for college, career and life. Providing more students with the right...

Black colleges may be better option for Black students

Black colleges may be better option for Black students

Nov. 28 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer A new United Negro College Fund (UNCF) study finds that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) often outperform non-HBCUs in educating Black students. The study, “Serving Students and the Public Good:...

Black Fashion History Day a great success

Black Fashion History Day a great success

Nov. 7 | By Rosa Bogar Contributing Writer   October 21, 2012, was declared “Black Fashion History Day” by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. When the governor’s Proclamation was read by “fashion enthusiast” Roger Clark to the crowd gathered at...

Five million people of color made voting history in 2008

Five million people of color made voting history in 2008

Sep. 26 | Will voting trend continue in 2012? By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) approximately five million more voters, including Blacks, Latinos and Asians, went to the polls in the historic 2008...