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  • Addies Sweet Secrets: divinely inspired tribute to the sacred yam

    Bill FridgeIt's the kind of collaboration that forms the bedrock of business success. Entrepreneurs James and Alice Baker, owners of Elite Catering and its retail restaurant subsidiary, Sunnyside Cafe on Glenwood Avenue in North Minneapolis, determin...
  • Mobilizing Black investment savvy to build wealth and capacity

    Mobilizing Black investment savvy to build wealth and capacityEvery paycheck, millions of us contribute to a 401k, 403b, Roth IRA, IRA, mutual funds, and buy stocks and bonds. Professional in our community take it a step further. They form investment club...
  • Incorporate career management into every interaction

    By Julie DesmondManaging your career strategically will allow you to bypass the usual job search traffic jams and pave smoothly a career path unique to you and your values and interests....
  • Urban League Academy Elementary School premise: Children love learning

    Raenel Jones The Urban League Academy Elementary School is a public charter school operated by the Minneapolis Urban League (MUL), and is located at 2220 16th Av. N., Minneapolis. Created in 1987 as an early childhood development program for young teen pa...
  • National Geographic Investigates Ancient Africa by Victoria Sherrow with James Denbow, consultant

    "National Geographic Investigates Ancient Africa" by Victoria Sherrow with James Denbow, consultantLike it or not, school will be starting soon. That means you're going to have to think about what you did during your summer vacation, becau...
  • Prepared to lead

    Selected quotes from the interview with Dr. Meria Carstarphen, Superintendent, St. Paul Public Schools. Teacher development:I believe in our teaching staff in St. Paul. There is still work to be done. Not everyone knows their content or has the same belie...
  • Former Army Secretary opens oral history training conference

    NVLP Fellows prepare to videotape an oral history interview with an African American elder. Thirty talented college students from across the country will experience living history first-hand during an upcoming conference that brings the generations togeth...
  • Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internship Program

    Participants in the prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Internship Program attended a reception held at New York Life Insurance Company on Friday, July 13, 2007. ...
  • Irving flies solo around globe

    Barrington Irving, the first person of African descent and the youngest individual ever to fly solo around the globe is back on solid ground in South Florida after traversing four continents, traveling more than 25,000 miles. ...
  • Bond predicts grander victories for the NAACP

    NAACP Chairman Julian Bond, while pointing to the ills of America that he says have been exacerbated by the administration of President George Bush, told the NAACP annual convention this week that the organization must now prioritize its own refueling and...
  • BET prostitutes what began as honorable undertaking

    BET prostitutes what began as honorable undertakingBlack broadcast media can be a wonderful thing. In fact, in the 1960s, when America loosened up the airwaves enough to allow us access, all kinds of refreshing things happened. Radio stations like WLIB w...
  • Moral duty to stand and speak against war policy

    Moral duty to stand and speak against war policyI want to commend the African-American community for its progressive stance on the war in Iraq. I am proud to say that, in this instance, we served as the conscience of America, leading national questioning ...
  • Obama, Clinton resisting FOX debate despite CBC plan to lure

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) - The Democratic Presidential Campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are standing firm that they will not participate in a controversial FOX News Channel debate although former Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Elijah Cummings v...
  • Jack Jill mothers marshal energy, expertise to help children and community

    The Minneapolis Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. will host the Mid-Western Region 25th Biennial Mother's Conference Wednesday, July 26 - Sunday July, 29th. The theme of the conference is Developing Our Children Today to Become Tomorrow's ...
  • Girls experience technology careers up close and personal

    Girls experience technology careers up close and personalJazzmin Brooks and Dafina Bobo studied a panel of wires as an instructor guided them through how to disconnect and reconnect a computer's hard drive at Microsoft's DigiGirlz camp at their ...
  • Band of Sisters by Kirsten Holmstedt

    "Band of Sisters" by Kirsten HolmstedtThink of a warrior, and what comes to mind first?A loincloth-clad athlete with arrows and slings, defending himself in hand-to-hand combat? A robust knight in armor, riding his horse into the maelstrom of b...
  • Kids World International helps immigrant youths navigate new cultures

    Kids' World International helps immigrant youths navigate new culturesImagine yourself as a teen or young adult who all of the sudden has to leave the only place that you know to be home. Let's just say you lived in Miami and you were told that ...
  • Umbilical cord blood is as good as bone marrow in treating leukemia

    Umbilical cord blood is as good as bone marrow in treating leukemiaIn a stunning turn of fortune for leukemia patients, a University of Minnesota-led study has shown that children with the disease did just as well with transplants of umbilical cord blood ...
  • Harry Davis Jr. joins foundation board

    Harry Davis Jr., a long-time advocate for Minneapolis Community and Technical College, will now join the college foundation's board of directors. ...
  • Northside as prison colony: No way in; no way out

    Northside as prison colony: No way in; no way outI caught a recent news report and almost thought I would fall off the floor. It turns out that the St. Paul Police Department has done a very good job of running the drug trade out of downtown, closing what...

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