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Public Enemy's Professor Griff delivers fiery speech in Minneapolis

Public Enemy's Professor Griff delivers fiery speech in MinneapolisThey say people tend to mellow with age, but "they" must not have ever met Professor Griff.

At 54, Griff, the minister of information for the iconic hip-hop group, Public Enemy, is as passionate and outspoken as ever. Griff's passion and outspokenness was on display for more than two hours during a recent Thursday (June 10) conversation at Scratch Bar & Grill in downtown Minneapolis. Griff's appearance was facilitated by Nneka Morgan, investing professional and host of Financial Fitness on KMOJ, 89.9 FM.
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Summer Zydeco Cowboy party on June 27 Minnesota Music Café

Summer Zydeco Cowboy party on June 27 Minnesota Music CaféShow features Wain McFarlane and Zydeco Blue with John "Markiss" Marcus

Wain McFarlane and Zydco Blue are coming to the Minnesota Music Café on Saturday, June 27.
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Mother of Jordan Davis Reflects upon the Loss of Her Son

Mother of Jordan Davis Reflects upon the Loss of Her SonLucy McBath

Lucy McBath is the mother of Jordan Davis, the unarmed teenager gunned down at a Florida gas station for refusing to turn down the radio which was playing loud rap music. Although Jordan's murderer, Michael Dunn, has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the crime, Lucy has remained a very vocal advocate on behalf of all victims of such violence.
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Sumthin' Special's White Out Affair celebrates 15 years

Sumthin' Special's White Out Affair celebrates 15 yearsWhat started out as a small, informal gathering among friends has grown to become one of the largest and most anticipated events of the year in Minnesota.
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Walker announces upcoming 2015-2016 performing arts season

Walker announces upcoming 2015-2016 performing arts seasonThe Walker Art Center recently announced its schedule for the upcoming performing arts season.

Eclectic may be the best word to describe the 25-show season, with performances ranging from the quirky to the sublime. The season includes an intriguing production in association with the Givens Foundation for African American Literature.
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Boyé brings African rhythms to pop landscape

Boyé brings African rhythms to pop landscapeWith more than 130 million total YouTube views and counting, entertaining sensation Alex Boye is exposing African rhythms to the pop landscape.
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Kam's Kapsules: Opening this week for June 19th

Kam's Kapsules: Opening this week for June 19thBIG BUDGET FILMS

Dope (R for profanity, nudity, sexuality, drug use and violence, all involving teens) Coming-of-age saga, set in the 'hood in L.A. Where a nerdy, high school senior (Shameik Moore) with a bright future jeopardizes his Ivy League dreams when he succumbs to the influence of some unsavory characters. Ensemble cast includes Zoe Kravitz, Rick Fox and Kimberly Elise.
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