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Black wine expert enjoys defying stereotypes

Black wine expert enjoys defying stereotypes

May. 9 | By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer   Mouton Noir means “black sheep.” André Hueston Mack is an African American owner and winemaker of Mouton Noir Wines. After being successful in a corporate career with Citicorp Investment Services,...

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

Aug. 14 |   First of a two-part story   By Lauretta Dawolo Towns Contributing Writer Last spring’s edition of Connect, a quarterly newsletter of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), announced a major...

The Tutu sisters visit the Twin Cities

The Tutu sisters visit the Twin Cities

May. 1 |     Sharing cross-continental stories of trauma provides a mutual learning experience   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   When tragedy strikes, such as the recent Boston Marathon blasts, the people directly affected are “tested,”...

Mpls survey shows many Blacks still face the digital divide

Mpls survey shows many Blacks still face the digital divide

Mar. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A City of Minneapolis survey found that 82 percent of residents have computers with Internet access at home. However, only 65 percent of Near North residents have such access, and 25 percent of...

This week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment Spotlights!

Nov. 21 |    Revelations: Judgment Day    Fri.-Sat., Nov. 23-24, 7 pm & Sun., Nov. 25, 6 pm The O’Shaughnessy 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, 651-690-6700 or http://oshaughnessy.stkate.edu A gospel stage play about life’s tests, trials, and triumphs,...

Will loss of UROC visionary deter its mission?

Will loss of UROC visionary deter its mission?

Nov. 14 | N. Mpls center continues outreach as its founding leader moves on By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Since discussions with community leaders were first initiated in 2005 and after its doors opened in 2009, the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement...