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  • A Lott of Questions about Republicans Dirty Little Secret

    WASHINGTON (NNPA)—The furor over Trent Lott’s nostalgic support of the failed segregationist presidential campaign of Strom Thurmond not only gives insight ......
  • Minneapolis can reduce tension, avoid violence

    Cincinnati vice mayor Alicia Reece tells policy makers at ForumSustained tension over accusations of racial profiling and excessive force by Minneapolis police, including the fatal shooting of suspects, led federal officials to suggest earlier this year t...
  • Jim Browns life reflects fearless advocacy

    -Part IOn December 1, 2002, Jim Brown and Spike Lee appeared in tandem at the Walker Arts Center. They came in tandem to promote Jim Brown: All American, a new documentary on the life of one of America’s most exceptional athletes and certainly the most ...
  • Louisiana power play

    Black voter support put Louisiana democrat Mary Landrieu back in office. But will the party keep its covenant with the Black people?The U. S. Senate runoff election in Louisiana on took place last week because Democrat Mary Landrieu.......
  • James Griffin: inspirational, instructive life

    Chief James Griffin lived an inspirational and instructive life. From it there are lessons for all of us who strive to make a better world. ...
  • Rapid responses result in murder charges

    The accidental killing of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards of South Minneapolis is but the latest Twin Cities crime to clearly prove something must be done about those who deliberately commit......
  • Is Rybak beholden to Police Federation?

    I think mediation is a very important role for us to get different sides at the table. And it has not been a perfect process, but as the process moves forward we’re going.....
  • Diabetics learn to change lifestyle, diet to improve longevity

    Lloyd Ingram Jr. didn’t think it could happen to him.Sure, he suffered from heart failure, but he had always been active and healthy. When the symptoms of diabetes began to appear—extreme thirst and loss of energy—Ingram, who was 44 at the time, c...
  • High Crimes, Panic Room, home viewing par excellence

    Time Warner Cable’s Videos On Demand offering has given the folk over at Blockbuster and at Hollywood Video a very good reason to feel very, very bad. After all, given the choice of going back and forth to the rental shop......
  • Men In Black II revisits absolute, unleashed hysteria

    If you saw Men In Black, you've pretty much seen Men In Black II (SONY/VHS $14.99) What's good about that, though, is Men In Black was pure and absolute, unleashed hysteria....
  • Benefit dinner to assist Carmen Haynes in search for new kidney

    During the holidays, it seems our hearts begin to soften for those who are less fortunate. As a result, the power to give seems to strengthen. For individuals like Carmen Haynes, to be healthy is a priceless gift year round....
  • Miss Cleo unmasked and taken off hook

    Miss Cleo, a bewitching Jamaican most Americans know well from watching late-night TV, has been „unhooked. For the past three years the exotic Black shaman seemed to be on every channel of the television. ...
  • Rapid responses result in murder charges

    The accidental killing of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards of South Minneapolis is but the latest Twin Cities crime to clearly prove something must be done about those who deliberately commit acts of wanton bloodshed across America. ...
  • Stand by Supreme Court Bakke decision

    Last week, I received a copy of a letter that the President of the National Urban League sent to the President of the United States. The subject of the letter is the decision by the United States Supreme Court ......
  • Never lend more than you are willing to give away

    QUESTION: I am writing to you in hopes that you can provide me with some sort of advice and direction. Several months ago my 22-year-old daughter who lives independently, asked to borrow my mink coat to wear to a special party....
  • Engineering scientist awarded graduate study U diversity followship

    Emile Davies-Venn of Brooklyn Center is a recipient of a University of Minnesota’s Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellowship for 2002-03....
  • Would a wife do that?

    Last week I left off with me and my wife parked at L.A.’s Black Beach having lunch and me preoccupied with the “activities” taking place in the Lincoln parked behind us. ...
  • Giving thanks when there’s no Thanksgiving holiday

    Thanksgiving this year was quite interesting. I woke up, followed through with my daily routines and went about my classes. I knew that it was Thanksgiving, but it had not hit me until ......
  • Sniper to nation: Your children are not safe anywhere at any time

    “Your children are not safe anywhere at any time.” These terrifying words by the serial snipers terrorizing the suburbs and communities around our nation’s capital horrified much of our nation....
  • True Vine: The spirit of helping

    In the spirit and deed of what community truly means, the Dec. 2 Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum served as a talking drum to summon aid for a beleaguered, but unbowed matriarch. ...

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