Dreaming of Cuba

Last month, I traveled with a friend to Havana, the realization of a lifelong dream of visiting our tropical island neighbor, frozen in time since 1959. Since I’ve been a fan of all things Cuban for so long, it felt like returning to a familiar place, not like an alien land I was seeing for the first time. Thanks to the Cuban people, who embraced us like family, the Cuba of my dreams will forever be the Cuba of my heart.

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau
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Harteau has to go

Latest shooting shows her officers lack training, prone to violence Commentary by Harry Colbert, Jr., Managing Editor Tragically, the chickens have come home to roost. The list of names just keeps growing as the police culture of violence that has been permissible (and even celebrated) when dealing with people of color has spread to now...
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African-American community leaders show support for menthol restriction to reduce youth smoking

A community event on the proposed Minneapolis City Council ordinance to restrict menthol is happening tomorrow (July 20) at 1 p.m. at NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, 1313 Penn Ave., Minneapolis. Guests, including Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-62), Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-65A), Gene Nichols of the African American Leadership Forum and NorthPoint CEO, Stella Whitney-West will talk...
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