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.
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.
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 of the nation’s healthiest states.
Viewers who videotape the Nov. 5 cable broadcast of the Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum may have a collector’s item in hand. Informed discourse on Black theatre from Penumbra Theatre Company managing director Jayne Khalifa was accentuated by live performance from premier spoken word artist Mankwe Ndosi.