A community event on the proposed Minneapolis City Council ordinance to restrict menthol is happening tomorrow (July 20) at 1 p.m. at NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, 1313 Penn Ave., Minneapolis. Guests, including Sen. Jeff Hayden (DFL-62), Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-65A), Gene Nichols of the African American Leadership Forum and NorthPoint CEO, Stella Whitney-West will talk…
David McCoy Insight News Intern – “They are making policies without considering the lives of who will be affected.”
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor – Sun’s out guns out. While most associate that saying with the showing off of well-toned limbs during the summer months, the saying has a far more literal meaning in many urban enclaves. Minneapolis and St. Paul are experiencing their share of violent crime in 2017. At time of…
By Abeni Hill – Ramsey County Commissioner Toni Carter believes in serving her community and that people from the community are the keys to change.
“I’m excited by the extraordinary ability of retail to create shared value, driving both business and social impact,” said Laysha Ward
The people of the United States are the biggest losers with the House passage of the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act in the form of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill. That’s the sentiment being expressed by a couple of area law makers, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-5th Dist.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-4th…
From protest to politics: Killings of unarmed Black men has ignited a political movement in Minnesota
By Ingrid Ferlo – “Names such as Jamar Clark and Philando Castile have risen to celebrity status around the country and the world, (bringing attention to) police brutality and systemic injustice and the danger that Black men face.”
Arnellia’s to shutter doors after 25 years: Legendary bar launched the careers of many area artists, hosted national acts
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor – It’s the end of an era for a storied and historic Twin Cites nightclub that launched the careers of many and; on several occasions counted Prince as one of its patrons.