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  • Non-voters are key to November elections

    WASHINGTON (NNPA)—A. Peter Bailey is an Afrocentric journalist, author, lecturer, college professor and activist....
  • Biotechnology helping over 250 million people live healthier, longer lives

    Biotechnology, which uses or mimics the body’s own weapons to fight disease, is already helping some 250 million people to live longer, healthier lives....
  • Health empowerment program a success

    BALTIMORE (NNPA)—For centuries, the problem of health disparities among minority populations was a given....
  • Supermarkets and the Black consumer economy

    Minneapolis, MN - The Oct. 8 Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum, broadcast over radio, television and worldwide via the internet, spanned the country from Lucille’s Kitchen in the heart of North Minneapolis to include the participation of U.S. Congressio...
  • Barcelona: An absolutely magnificent costal city

    My group travelled to the north of Spain this time. We were based in Madrid, but went to other places such as Toledo, Segovia, and Salamanca. We saw most of the grand monuments including El Escorial, Valle De Los Caidos, Palacio Real, and the Alcazar of ...
  • Purdy directs Penumbra’s August Wilson season

    “When Penumbra Theatre artistic director Lou Bellamy asked me to work on this historic retrospective of the August Wilson canon, I was thrilled”, states nationally-lauded director Claude Purdy. ...
  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and October 18th is National Mammography Day

    43,300 women are lost each year — that’s one mother, sister, daughter or friend every 12 minutes...
  • Athletes and drug dealers as role models

    In our world of comparisons, just for a moment let’s compare your average street dope dealer to NFL (supposed) superstars (Moss types)....
  • A Question of Service

    Keith Ellison was the clear favorite among State Representative, House District 58B candidates who visited the Oct. 1 Insight News/KMOJ Public Policy Forum Lucille’s Kitchen. ...
  • Mayor Rybak: Weak, duplicitous

    Talk about the pot calling the kettle. Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak actually told Minneapolis Police Chief Robert Olson during the chief’s recent job review, ...
  • It ain’t the fight; it’s the struggle

    Many things puzzled me about the Sept. 10 primary election, but I am especially puzzled by the fact that Rep. Gregory Gray, by far one of the most qualified candidates for state auditor, lost by almost 50,000 votes! ...
  • Wain McFarlane Jahz: Forum showcases creative power

    Everyone who has attended the Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum at Lucille’s over the past few years has, along with following informed discussion of social and political issues, enjoyed live performances featuring accomplished recording artist Wain McFa...
  • Wellstone, McGaa sharpen differences

    The Senate race in Minnesota is regarded by both Republicans and Democrats nationally as pivotal, with the control of the Senate hanging in the balance. ...
  • McKinney defeated

    WASHINGTON (NNPA)—Rep. Cynthia McKinney’s Democratic Primary loss to political first-timer Denise Majette in Georgia indicates that progressive Black candidates must fight harder than ever to wake up apathetic Black constituencies......
  • Rybak needs to show leadership

    The Minneapolis Police Department has nothing to blame for the immediate over-reaction by many to the accidental shooting of an 11-year-old boy on August 22 but its own history of hostility against African Americans....
  • Celebrate, thank community leadership

    For the past 10 days or so, there has been a great deal of media focus on the Jordan neighborhood in North Minneapolis. ...
  • Glamorama

    A little bit of Las Vegas came to Minneapolis this month at Marshall Field’s Glamorama—one of the hottest entertainment/fashion shows and after-parties in town. “Mr. Las Vegas” himself, Wayne Newton, hosted this year’s event that raised $275,00...
  • Pilot City seeks to create health network

    Paulette Sankofa, coordinator of the Community Center of Excellence, recently discussed the Center’s plans to “bring about health and wellbeing by looking at health eduction. ...
  • UK screens foreign nurses for AIDS virus

    JOHANNESBURG (IRIN)—African nurses unions are protesting new rules by British health services that would make HIV testing for all newly arrived foreign health workers compulsory....
  • Resources for grandparents and other relatives raising children

    Washington, D.C. - As students around the country return to school this month, millions of them will be coming home every day to households headed by grandparents or other relatives....

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