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  • Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants to job training programs

    Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants that total more than $5 million to 38 programs across the nine-county metro area. The effort includes grants to four newly funded job training programs: HIRED, Goodwill/Easter Seals, Emerge and Merrick Brown...
  • Silent, frantic cry, girls weeping desperately for help

    Silent, frantic cry, girls weeping desperately for helpAngela Clay is the author of Loving The Me I See. Her easy-to-read book takes adolescent girls on an enlightening and educational self-esteem excursion not just for a moment--but for a lifetime. It wa...
  • Book review: White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism

    Despite the significant inroads made in terms of dismantling segregation in the wake of the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision, the truth is that today, some fifty years later, the bulk of the Black community continues to find itself beset by ...
  • Tuskegee Airmen featured on the History Channel

    On Thursday, December 6 at 10:00 P.M., The History Channel will present a show entitled "Dog Fights" featuring the Tuskegee Airmen. Local re-enactor Joel Brown is scheduled to participate as a commentator....
  • Technology is the root of all evil

    Philip EmeagwaliTechnology is the root of all evilAccording to history books, gun-wielding European slave traders kidnapped one in five Africans and transported them across the oceans to the Americas. A less visible, but no means less drastic technologica...
  • We must stop living and dying this way

    We must stop living and dying this wayPictured: U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)Although the close of November brought with it the official end to American Diabetes Month, we must continue to heighten awareness of how serious this disease is - particular...
  • Elijah of Buxton tells of the lives of freed slaves

    'Elijah of Buxton' tells of the lives of freed slaves: Newbury winner Christopher Paul Curtis's third novel: one of the year's best.The Newbery Medal judges should just go ahead and put Christopher Paul Curtis on speed dial. His first ...
  • The spirit of Christmas and Kwanzaa

    Pictured: H. Lewis SmithIn 1966, Dr. Ron Karenga, also known as Maulana Karenga, introduced to Black and white America alike a debatable and revealing holiday--Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a seven-day festival to be celebrated by Blacks and brings a cultural messa...
  • Workplace attitudes change toward face time

    Workplace attitudes change toward 'face time'Bosses come in two types: those who want their employees to be present every day, and those who trust them to work anywhere....
  • Michael Moores expose on healthcare system out on DVD

    Michael Moore's expose on healthcare system out on DVDMichael Moore has made quite a career out of exposing corporate and bureaucratic hypocrisy. Now he takes aim at America's health care system by contrasting the horror stories of patients mist...
  • Skeletons aplenty in dysfunctional family dramedy

    Film review: This ChristmasFor the first time in years, the scattered Whitfield siblings are returning to their childhood home in L.A. for a family reunion being hosted by their mother, Ma' Dere (Loretta Devine) with the help of her longtime, live-in...
  • Full Measure: Bidding for DFL Senate nomination, Mike Ciresi, says people want opportunity to reach their potential

    Attorney Mike Ciresi says he will kick in the doors of power in Washington, D.C. and fight to guarantee all Americans have access and opportunity to reach the full measure of their potential. "We have the same essential needs, wants and desires,...
  • Clinton, Obama lead national poll

    Senator Barack ObamaWith the presidential primary season now moving into high gear, how do African-Americans rate the current crop of candidates? According to a survey conducted recently by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies with support ...
  • Microsofts Bill Gates encourages Black engineers to push science education, donates developer software

    SEATTLE (NNPA) - If you are searching for a well-paid career in an exciting and growing field, you might want to take a look at information technology or engineering. The trouble is, African Americans seem to be looking the other way. Just about s...
  • Financial Management Part 2: Christmas: A gift of love

    It's not the end of the world if you are not be prepared for Christmas. The sooner you accept this fact, the sooner you can start planning on what can be given for Christmas. Make your list and check it twice, because what you create will also be nic...
  • Gospel maestro Robert Robinson: a beloved institution

    Gospel maestro Robert Robinson: a beloved institutionTwin Cities maestro Robert Robinson is a beloved institution. The mere mention of his name brings to mind state-of-the-art excellence in sheer, unsurpassed vocal prowess. His newly released discs, The F...
  • Be merry, be bright...Let the season shine over brunch: Holiday Burbon Pecan Sweet Potato Pie

    Greet the holidays in style by expanding the season's entertaining calendar exponentially with plans for a festive brunch. According to B. Smith, the former fashion model turned restaurateur, television host, author, entrepreneur and entertainer ext...
  • Nobody should have to die like this

    'Nobody should have to die like this'Until the government is willing to spend as much money on AIDS and education as it does on searching for Osama bin Laden, then I'm going to keep preaching what I'mpreaching.The United States has pro...
  • HU Circle of Nations is the new focal point of campus

    The newest addition to Hampton University's campus is now completed. The circle of grass in front of Robert C. Ogden Auditorium is now surrounded by 24 flags, which represent the countries of currently enrolled undergraduate students. The flags of t...
  • Urban Journalism Workshop/ Three Sixty Award

    Denise Johnson Denise Johnson, editorial writer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, received an award in early November for her work in teaching, mentoring and supporting high school students of color who are interested in journalism. ...

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