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  • Granada, from Spain

    No matter where I am, Spain, Italy, or Portugal, I cannot escape the ever-so-great Christmas spirit. With bright, grandiose decorations covering all of the main streets,......
  • Building Bridges Between Multicultural Markets

    "There ain't a dimes worth of difference", assert many African Americans about Asian and Arab merchants that operate in their neighborhoods. Eighty-five percent of Blacks live in the America‚s urban areas......
  • Sharpton closer to presidential campaign

    WASHINGTON (NNPA)—The Rev. Al Sharpton says the defeats that many Democrats suffered on Election Day expose the party’s flawed campaign strategy and proves that it must move in another direction........
  • HCMC hostile, lawsuits charge

    Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) came under fire at Nov. 26 Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum for strongly perceived racial discrimination in the work place and at a healthcare institution....
  • Victimized by public health care providers

    Healthcare institutions in Minnesota continue to draw fire from minorities accusing them of entrenched racial discrimination....
  • Shortage of income, not housing

    I came across an article in the St. Paul paper last week that brought a different perspective to the issue of “affordable” housing. Editorial writer, D. J. Tice, was commenting on........
  • Community grieves over senseless violence, death

    Three men will likely face first degree murder charges when they appear in Hennepin County District Court today charged with the November 22 shooting death of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards....
  • Davis autobiography is leadership textbook

    Overcoming (Afton Press, $28.00), the autobiography of historic humanitarian W. Harry Davis, is important reading for just about everyone imaginable. It is multi-generational fare for African Americans. ...
  • Bedtime story: ancient cure for sleeping difficulties in children

    Once upon a time, long, long ago (well, maybe not that long) in a land very far away called St. Louis, Missouri, a little girl would go to sleep at night to the soothing sound of either her mother or father’s voice reading or telling her a story at bed...
  • Ford Moter Company offers $100,000 in scholarships

    (AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWSWIRE) NEW YORK- (December 2, 2002) -- Ford Motor Company will award scholarships of $5,000 to each of 20 college undergraduates who submit the best essays on the topic of economic empowerment through entrepreneurship. All essays must...
  • Twin Cities suburbs created over 350 subsidized housing units in response to Hollman lawsuit

    Over 200 Minneapolis and suburban city officials, housing developers, and others involved in affordable housing came together to mark the 10th anniversary.......
  • Minneapolis can reduce tension, avoid violence

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  • Jewish population wields power with sense of cohesion, purpose

    Don’t believe the hype. They say that African-American political power is critical in making a difference in election results, but real political power in America is illustrated by the clout of the Jewish population. ...
  • Archie Givens has joined its Board of Directors

    Western Bank is proud to announce that Archie Givens has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Givens is CEO & Director of Legacy Management and Development Corporation ......
  • SBA offers program for disadvataged enterpreneurs

    MINNEAPOLIS - An orientation to the U.S. Small Business Administration's Section 8(a) Business Development Program that helps socially and economically disadvantaged small business owners......
  • Congressional Black Caucus must be forceful

    WASHINGTON (NNPA)—As Republicans assume power over all three branches of a government with an ultra-conservative legislative agenda,.......
  • Biernat guilty

    Third Ward City Council Member Joe Biernat resigned last Thursday, following his conviction by a Minneapolis jury on six federal corruption charges. ...
  • Lindsay defeats Edwards for NAACP post

    Incumbent president Shalia Lindsay (Pictured above with (l) Thomas W. Dorch and Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak) emerged the huge winner in a referen...
  • On being protected and served

    And people have a problem with my constantly raking the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) over the coals. More than a few, I’m told, do some raking of their own via a web chat-site, maligning me for maligning Minneapolis cops. ...
  • Mediation must include MUL, NAACP

    Back in March of 2002, a group of individuals representing organizations serving both the Somali and the African American communities met to discuss serious problems facing communities of color and the police....

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