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  • I Couldnt Live at Home exhibit examines community responses

    "I Couldn't Live at Home" exhibit examines community responses"I Couldn't Live at Home" exhibit and performances at Minneapolis Central Library examines community responses to children in need The Jewish Historical Society of...
  • Bush proposals to help those at risk of home loans foreclosure needs close scrutiny

    Bush proposals to help those at risk of home loans foreclosure needs close scrutinyRecently, the Bush administration announced plans to help turn back the tidal wave of mortgage foreclosures now facing hundreds of thousands of Americans by proposing chang...
  • Low wage jobs deprive Black families

    Low wage jobs deprive Black familiesMore than nine million American families are considered low-wage families, or working poor. These families, more often than not, look like a typical American family: the majority of them have two parents living at home;...
  • Here they come again: Another go round for wacky 9/11 conspiracy theories

    Here they come again: Another go round for wacky 9/11 conspiracy theoriesThere isn't much that the 9/11 conspiracy theorists say that can or should be believed. That even includes the windy claim that their celebration in New York of the sixth annive...
  • You have to take and give time to heal, then try to be best of friends

    You have to take and give time to heal, then try to be best of friendsHere's the scenario: You didn't cheat or otherwise do her dirt. But for her own reasons (whatever she says, it's likely she got bored - don't take it personally, a w...
  • Banks should invest in the same community that supports them

    Banks should invest in the same community that supports themWould it simply be better to stop making deposits in these banks until they start investing in the local Black business community?...
  • Career Fair Success Strategy: Do Your Homework

    By Julie DesmondJust as the cooler weather sets in, career fair season begins to heat up. Whether you're currently unemployed or just daydreaming about a career move, attending a career fair is a free, low-risk way to meet representatives from a ...
  • Kmart launches multicultural doll brands as popularity of ethnic characters like Dora grows

    Kmart launches multicultural doll brands as popularity of ethnic characters like "Dora" grows Bolstered by the success of Nickelodeon's popular bilingual children's character, Dora the Explorer, and the spending power of the nation...
  • Repeat DUI offenders may get confiscated licenses back earlier

    Repeat DUI offenders may get confiscated licenses back earlierA pilot program now underway in Hennepin County will allow offenders who've had their driver's licenses revoked due to multiple DUI convictions to get their licenses back earlier, if ...
  • Early alcohol use leads to abuse Researcher finds that exposure to alcohol in middle school raises the risk of social problems later in life

    For six years, John Donovan's "hobby" was to dig up hard-to-find data on children's use of alcohol. With so much attention paid to binge drinking by high-schoolers and college students, he wanted to shine a light on what was happening ...
  • Friendship Academy students excel in arts competition

    Several students at Friendship Academy of Fine Arts K-6 School entered their visual art projects in the Minnesota State Fair Art Competition. This year's Art Fair Competition had many more entrants than last year. Friendship Academy earned five award...
  • David Haas promises to listen and lead for Ward 5

    David Haas is a candidate for St. Paul City Council Ward 5. The ward covers the North End, East Side and Como residential areas. Haas talked about why he is running for City Council on a recent broadcast of Conversations with Al McFarlane. ...
  • National agenda: Education as pathway to power

    The Eighth African-American Male National Conference (AAMNC), held in conjunction with the 13th Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) State Conference, will focus on the empowerment of African-American males through educational o...
  • Power, wealth identity Q A

    Indiana State Representative Dr. Vernon G. Smith, Ph.D., was the author of a bill to create the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) which next month hosts the Eighth African American Male National Conference in Indianapolis, IN...
  • Census Bureau: Blacks remained at economic rock bottom last year

    Black people in America had less health care last year than they did in 2005, and they remained at the economic rock bottom of America - also below Hispanic-Americans. "The data are just not surprising. You don't even have to see the data to kno...
  • Clergy react following domestic assault on Juanita Bynum-Weeks

    Bishop T. D. Jakes, preparing for yet another women's conference -- "For Ladies Only" -- next month, says that he is hoping recent separation and divorce announcements of Christian power couples, including the hotel parking lot beating of P...
  • Urban Ventures hires General Manager

    Nico Diaz joins Urban Ventures as General Manager for the Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center and Cristo Rey High School...
  • New mentoring program at Phyllis Wheatley offers opportunity for children and adults

    Phyllis Wheatley Community Center is beginning a school/community center based, one-on-one mentoring program for children in the community. The center is reaching out to surrounding communities in search of potential mentors....
  • Rec Plus+ offers affordable school-age childcare

    Rec Plus+ offers affordable school-age childcareWorking parents still searching for an affordable quality school-age childcare program need look no further! The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) offers Recreation Plus+ at fifteen neighborhood rec...
  • U of M Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity wins four national awards

    Kappa Alpha Psi, the largest predominantly African American fraternity at the University of Minnesota won four awards at the national convention in Minneapolis. The U of M chapter received the Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award, given to the top-ranked...

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