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  • Maria with Wain McFarlane Jahz

    Aspiring phenom Robin-Maria joined guitar virtuoso Wain McFarlane & Jahz to grace the Nov. 19 Insight /KMOJ Public Policy Forum with down-home gospel sounds....
  • Creating equity, reflecting our heritage

    In August of 1998, Glennwood-Lyndale and Sumner Olson public housing residents began to move from the historic housing “projects” so the housing units could be demolished....
  • Consumers have right to seek trading partner relationships

    The lack of corporate partnering with African American consumer communities is of grave concern. Poor management by some corporations discourages in-vestment in communities of color .......
  • Spike Lee sets record straight on Jim Brown

    Jim Brown's Hall of Fame NFL career with the Cleveland Browns is hailed throughout the annals of sports lore. His landmark contribution to American cinema, however, has long been overlooked. ...
  • When work environment stresses you out

    I’ll call her Ms. A: – “I have been working in my current position at a Twin Cities nonprofit agency for two years. I love the work I do because it helps children and their families in the community, but the work environment is terrible. ...
  • Vegetarian regime may be your solution

    NEW YORK (NNPA)—Pop quiz: What do Angela Bassett, Erykah Badu, Carl Lewis, Brandy, Dre (of Outkast), Russell Simmons, KRS-1, Coretta Scott King, and India.arie all have in common? Answer: They are vegetarians. ...
  • New asthma center at Meharry College

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (NNPA)—The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute has announced the awarding of a five-year, $6 million grant to Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to establish a new Center for Reducing Asthma Disparities...
  • Leadership development high priority

    November 19 marked the third installment of in a series of conversations with Congressional Representative Eva Clayton (D - NC) at the Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum. Clayton joined the Minneapolis-based discussion via video-conference from her home di...
  • Minnesota’s favorite musical family brings the spirit of the season to your family

    SAINT PAUL, MN – Minnesota’s favorite family is performing a holiday concert celebrating family and the spiritual aspects of the season at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Sunday, December 8, 2002 at 5 P.M....
  • Understanding power for people of color as individuals within organizations

    Minnesota chapter of National Association of Minorities in Communications (NAMIC) encouraged its members to be intentional and feel comfortable about the use of power in personal, work and community life....
  • Mobilize around health interests

    The issue of health disparities among African Americans is connected to the disproportionate rate of tobacco-related morbidity and mortality in African American communities. Both problems remain highly conspicuous in Minnesota, which is recognized as one...
  • Wellstone;Coleman election leadership view points

    Comments on US Senator Paul Wellstone and the political climate following the Nov. 5 elections.Katie McWatt:“We lost a great advocate with the death of Senator Paul Wellstone....
  • Expungement restores vital rights

    In the post 9/11 era, it’s harder than ever to live down one’s past. Background checks by employers and rental agents go farther back and into greater detail than was customary before national security became a major concern....
  • Homage to the original peoples

    As Thanksgiving Day again comes around, let us, as we always should, place the occasion in context. In most households, the thanks given expresses gratitude for the food on folk’s plates. ...
  • MATAH: Time to demonstrate economic self-interest, power

    You knew someone would use this line sooner or later, and considering what happened on the latest, “most crucial election” in our history, I could not pass up the opportunity to ask the question, “Can you hear me now?” Why? ...
  • Gordon Parks still re-inventing himself at 90

    That old expression about being “no ways tired” aptly applies to Gordon Parks, who, since his days as a photographer for Life magazine in the late 1940s, has maintained a full plate of artistic endeavors....
  • Holliday headlines Penumbra holiday standard

    There will be no shortage of soul folk at Black Nativity this year. Penumbra Theatre Company artistic director Lou Bellamy has outdone himself, snagging Broadway veteran and Grammy winning recording artist Jennifer Holliday to headline the show. With th...
  • A revolution of healthy eating and wellbeing

    As a Baby Boomer and child of the 60s, I grew up listening to the Last Poets and the imagery created of a couch potato, with chicken hanging from the mouth missing out on liberation and freedom, has stuck with me for many years....
  • Flamenco dance reflects spirit, power

    Talk about an eye-opening experience! This past weekend, a few of my intercambios, a friend, and I had the opportunity to see an authentic flamenco show. Flamenco has its origins here in Andalucía, a province in the south of Spain....
  • Legacy: education for self reliance

    On Nov. 6, Hugh Price announced his resignation as President of the National Urban League. His statement included, “There is never a good time to leave the job of a lifetime. ...

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