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Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, “OWN Spotlight: Culture Connection & August 28th, Ava DuVernay & Rev. Sharpton,” which originally aired Friday, August 28 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET/PT on OWN, will stream for free on the Watch OWN app and the OW…

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At only age 43, Chadwick Boseman appeared to be the beginning of an acting career that was almost certain to eclipse many others. Boseman played several legendary figures in Black history including Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood Marshall.

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In BrownMark’s forthcoming book My Life in the Purple Kingdom, we learn the early life story of Mark Brown, the nice guy raised in Minneapolis, who Prince mentored into Bad Boy of Bass Status. If you have ever experienced this brotha playing live, you felt that bass thunder literally rock yo…

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Stephanie Mills legendary singer, songwriter and actress, rose to stardom as “Dorothy” in the original Broadway run of the musical The Wiz from 1975 to 1977. The song “Home” from the show later became a Number 1 U.S. R&B hit for Mills and her signature song.

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It turns out the social media beef between Public Enemy icons Chuck D and Flavor Flav was a hoax.  

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Famed Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump has written a new book that examines the troubling history of environmental racism in America.“Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People,” the 272-page book that’s already the top seller on Amazon.com in the category of Civil Rights Law, tackles …

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She’s a literary icon whose accolades include a 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. For the African American reader who has been glued to her books since 1970, starting with her poignant debut novel The Bluest Eye, this documentary is an opportunity to see how the pieces of Toni Morrison’s life …

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The world is mourning the loss of Disney star Cameron Boyce who passed away Saturday due to an ongoing medical condition. Boyce, 20, who starred in Disney’s Descendants franchise, was found unresponsive at his home and could not be revived by paramedics.

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Law enforcement and photography may seem like disconnected realms to most, but South Minneapolis-based, self-taught artist, Den-Zell Gilliard, finds a novel way to roam between them.

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The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, in collaboration with the Capri Theater and the Minnesota Historical Society, presents “Detroit,” with a discussion to follow led by David Grant.

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Celebrating and honoring Black women entrepreneurs, Fearless Commerce unveiled its second edition this past Wednesday (Oct. 24) at CHS Field in St. Paul. Twenty-eight women are featured in the magazine; the brainchild of Shawntera Hardy, Department of Employment & Economic Development co…

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CHICAGO – The Obsidian Collection of digitized images depicting African-American history, arts and culture debuted on Google Arts & Culture with eight virtual exhibits featuring nearly 140 images of iconic people, places and events from the 1940s through 1980s.

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Rapper Meek Mill sat down with NBC’s Lester Holt to talk about his experiences in the criminal justice system for a “Dateline” interview that aired May 6.

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It’s been two years, but it seems like just yesterday. On the dreary Thursday afternoon of April 21, 2016 word began to spread and rumor turned into reality when it was confirmed that Minnesota’s beloved son, Prince Rogers Nelson – simply known as Prince – died.

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Times have certainly changed when you find celebrated dramatic actresses opting to play action heroes in blockbuster movies. For instance, Jennifer Lawrence had already been nominated for an Academy Award (for Winter’s Bone) when she agreed to star as Katniss Everdeen in the adaptation of Th…

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Ella (Helen Mirren) and John Spencer (Donald Sutherland) have been happily married for 50+ years, and their love hasn’t been diminished one iota by his battle with dementia or by hers with brain cancer. Therefore, it makes sense that the inseparable couple might resist following sound medica…

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“On August 13, 2015, I predicted on my blog that Donald Trump had a 98% chance of winning the presidency based on his persuasion skills… Persuasion is all about the tools and techniques of changing people’s minds, with or without facts and reason…

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Malcolm X (1925-1965) is best remembered as the charismatic spokesperson for the Nation of Islam whose fiery speeches helped the Black Muslims’ ranks swell from 6,000 to 75,000 between 1956 and 1961. However, he fell out of favor with the sect’s founder, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, soon a…

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Samson is a popular Biblical figure perhaps best known for being blessed with super-human strength as long as his hair was long. However, regular Sunday school attendees know that there’s a lot more to know about the Hebrew he-man introduced in the Book of Judges.

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Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, “OWN Spotlight: Culture Connection & August 28th, Ava DuVernay & Rev. Sharpton,” which originally aired Friday, August 28 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET/PT on OWN, will stream for free on the Watch OWN app and the OW…

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At only age 43, Chadwick Boseman appeared to be the beginning of an acting career that was almost certain to eclipse many others. Boseman played several legendary figures in Black history including Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood Marshall.

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In BrownMark’s forthcoming book My Life in the Purple Kingdom, we learn the early life story of Mark Brown, the nice guy raised in Minneapolis, who Prince mentored into Bad Boy of Bass Status. If you have ever experienced this brotha playing live, you felt that bass thunder literally rock yo…

  • Updated
  • 0

Stephanie Mills legendary singer, songwriter and actress, rose to stardom as “Dorothy” in the original Broadway run of the musical The Wiz from 1975 to 1977. The song “Home” from the show later became a Number 1 U.S. R&B hit for Mills and her signature song.

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It turns out the social media beef between Public Enemy icons Chuck D and Flavor Flav was a hoax.  

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Famed Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump has written a new book that examines the troubling history of environmental racism in America.“Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People,” the 272-page book that’s already the top seller on Amazon.com in the category of Civil Rights Law, tackles …

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  • 0

She’s a literary icon whose accolades include a 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. For the African American reader who has been glued to her books since 1970, starting with her poignant debut novel The Bluest Eye, this documentary is an opportunity to see how the pieces of Toni Morrison’s life …

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The world is mourning the loss of Disney star Cameron Boyce who passed away Saturday due to an ongoing medical condition. Boyce, 20, who starred in Disney’s Descendants franchise, was found unresponsive at his home and could not be revived by paramedics.

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Law enforcement and photography may seem like disconnected realms to most, but South Minneapolis-based, self-taught artist, Den-Zell Gilliard, finds a novel way to roam between them.

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Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at aestheticallyit@insightnews.com. 

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The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, in collaboration with the Capri Theater and the Minnesota Historical Society, presents “Detroit,” with a discussion to follow led by David Grant.

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Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at aestheticallyit@insightnews.com. 

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Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at aestheticallyit@insightnews.com.

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Celebrating and honoring Black women entrepreneurs, Fearless Commerce unveiled its second edition this past Wednesday (Oct. 24) at CHS Field in St. Paul. Twenty-eight women are featured in the magazine; the brainchild of Shawntera Hardy, Department of Employment & Economic Development co…

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Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of “It” status. If you have a venue, event or outing that you feel is It worthy, email us at aestheticallyit@insightnews.com.

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CHICAGO – The Obsidian Collection of digitized images depicting African-American history, arts and culture debuted on Google Arts & Culture with eight virtual exhibits featuring nearly 140 images of iconic people, places and events from the 1940s through 1980s.

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  • 0

Rapper Meek Mill sat down with NBC’s Lester Holt to talk about his experiences in the criminal justice system for a “Dateline” interview that aired May 6.

  • Updated
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It’s been two years, but it seems like just yesterday. On the dreary Thursday afternoon of April 21, 2016 word began to spread and rumor turned into reality when it was confirmed that Minnesota’s beloved son, Prince Rogers Nelson – simply known as Prince – died.

  • Updated
  • 0

Times have certainly changed when you find celebrated dramatic actresses opting to play action heroes in blockbuster movies. For instance, Jennifer Lawrence had already been nominated for an Academy Award (for Winter’s Bone) when she agreed to star as Katniss Everdeen in the adaptation of Th…

  • Updated
  • 0

Ella (Helen Mirren) and John Spencer (Donald Sutherland) have been happily married for 50+ years, and their love hasn’t been diminished one iota by his battle with dementia or by hers with brain cancer. Therefore, it makes sense that the inseparable couple might resist following sound medica…

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  • 0

“On August 13, 2015, I predicted on my blog that Donald Trump had a 98% chance of winning the presidency based on his persuasion skills… Persuasion is all about the tools and techniques of changing people’s minds, with or without facts and reason…

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  • 0

Malcolm X (1925-1965) is best remembered as the charismatic spokesperson for the Nation of Islam whose fiery speeches helped the Black Muslims’ ranks swell from 6,000 to 75,000 between 1956 and 1961. However, he fell out of favor with the sect’s founder, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, soon a…

  • Updated
  • 0

Samson is a popular Biblical figure perhaps best known for being blessed with super-human strength as long as his hair was long. However, regular Sunday school attendees know that there’s a lot more to know about the Hebrew he-man introduced in the Book of Judges.