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  • Young men discover Antwone Fisher

    Over 300 Minneapolis African American young men attended the movie “Antwone Fisher” at the Mall of America on Thursday, Jan.23, 2003 at a special private showing that was organized......
  • Elders demonstrate genius, connectedness

    The role of art and culture was explored at the January 27 “Conversations With Al McFarlane - The Public Policy Forums @ Lucille’s Kitchen.” Forum guests were artist Charles Caldwell; saxophonist Morris Wilson; puppeteer Elisha Whittington; gallery ...
  • Oil, war business interests blocking people’s access, Johnson Lee tells nation

    Editor’s Note: Minneapolis 5th Ward Council Member Natalie Johnson Lee presented the official Green Party response to President George Bush’s State of the Union Address. ...
  • Rice supports affirmative action

    One does well to carefully discern what Condoleezza Rice, National Security Adviser to the White House, is about — and just how well we can trust news coverage of her. There is reason to believe she may not be one of the bad guys after all....
  • Bush misrepresents affirmative action

    In an effort to rationalize his decision to oppose affirmative action programs at the University of Michigan now before the U.S. Supreme Court, school officials say President Bush has wrongly labeled the university admission process as promoting “quotas...
  • Eliminate violence as public policy tool

    On Wednesday, Secretary of State Colin Powell will present evidence to the United Nations Security Council that Iraq has indeed hidden weapons of mass destruction from U. N. inspectors and has prevented inspectors from learning about Iraq’s weapons prog...
  • The Murder of Emmett Till naturally emotional

    When Stanley Nelson began work on The Murder of Emmett Till more than a year ago, he told his staff at Firelight Media in New York something that stayed on their minds....
  • Soul Symphony bona fide goods, proof of Sounds musical longevity

    Seems just about every time you turn around there's another next-big-thing in the music business. And most, on arrival, don't stick around long. They flash in the pan and that, basically, is all she wrote. ...
  • Check Yo Self Crew educate peers on HIV/AIDS

    The vitality of youth is increasingly robbed by HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). HIV/AIDS is indiscriminate of youthful curiosity,......
  • Poor economy turns tables on African Americans

    Leroy Venzen was on top of the world. The St. Thomas native had worked as a janitor during his first eight months after moving to Washington, D.C., in November 1995. Within three years he had landed a consulting job with Bell Atlantic, earning $100,000 a ...
  • The business of well being

    Since its beginning, five years and two months ago, Cultural Chiropractic expanded its reach of holistic care. Along with a new facility, a promising partnership is in works to uplift the African American community......
  • Following and not just celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Our nation has just finished celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. Now it is time to follow up the celebration by finishing his work for peace and for justice for the poor at a time when both are in great peril. ...
  • The 10:00 am wedding

    So my wife Cheryl and I were invited to yet another wedding. Ah weddings…yah gotta love’em. It seems like when you get married all of a sudden everybody you know, and don’t know, invites you to their “things”. ...
  • Black astronaut felt honored, blessed to fly shuttle missions

    (NNPA) - One of the astronauts who lost their lives when the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated as it descended to land near the completion of its 16-day mission, was one of nine African-Americans to ever go into space. ...
  • Sport and Politics: Strange Bedfellows Within the African American Community

    FAIRFAX, VIGINIA —-- It seems like sport sociologists have been attempting to answer the question, "Why does sport appear to be more important within the African American community than education?" for ages....
  • Pistons give the celtics the worst of all

    BOSTON, MASS---Do you want to know what is ugly in NBA standards? Getting beat by 52 points; Shooting 29.9% from the field as a team; An NBA franchise finishing the game having tallied only 66 points; ...
  • Endorsement: Elect Don Samuels, 3rd Ward

    Don Samuels offers the best of all worlds for residents of Minneapolis’ Third Ward and for our city. As an immigrant and naturalized American, he brings a voice to the thousands of new Americans......
  • Black, Jews working for justice

    Last week January 20, Martin Luther King Day, “Conversations with Al McFarlane” devoted its focus to the historic civil rights martyr who won the world-coveted Nobel Prize for Peace....
  • Justice denied in higher education

    Being the dyed-in-the-wool reactionary he is, President Bush couldn’t resist showing his true color, arguing against affirmative action in college admissions on Jan. 15. Sticking his narrow-minded nose into U. S. Supreme Court business, ......
  • St. Paul MLK Blvd. naming unique in nation

    Last year, January 20, Saint Paul Mayor Randy Kelly committed to renaming a street in Saint Paul in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. One year later after an extensive community selection process, Saint Paul unveiled.....

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