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“In order to understand white supremacy, we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom.” – Kwame Ture (formerly Stokley Carmichael)
A new partnership between NBA great Dr. Shaquille O'Neal and Miles College (Alabama) will help bring a Papa John's Pizzeria to every Historically Black College and University (HBCU) campus in the nation.
The Twin Cities Black Affinity group will host its fall biannual, Twin Cities Black Affinity Network Development Day (TC BANDD), at the University of St. Thomas’ downtown Minneapolis campus this coming Saturday (Nov. 8).
OAK HARBOR, Wash. – Petty Officer 2nd Class Micah Clark-Fleming, a Park Center graduate, joined the Navy because of a drive to serve all and continue the tradition of past family members who had served.
The Old National Bank Foundation, philanthropic arm of Old National Bank, presented checks for $50,000 to Big Brother Big Sisters Twin Cities, and $7,500 to Better Futures Minnesota, a nonprofit that works to transform the lives of men who were previously incarcerated.
After months of construction and shuttered doors, the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum in Southeast will reopen to the public on Oct. 13.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) is offering fellowships and internships for the coming year.
When companies announce a commitment towards achieving more corporate diversity, what do they really mean?
At the beginning of this summer, I wrote an Op-Ed for the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). I asked for support for the anti-violence programs around the country and many of you responded. For that, I am grateful.
According to the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) wealth building usually begins with that first investment in owning your own home.
Wells Fargo announced another boost to Minnesota diverse small businesses recently with $1 million in grants from its Diverse Community Capital program, which offers capital and technical assistance to minority-owned small businesses through Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI…
The lack of affordable housing has caught the attention of Wells Fargo and the banking giant has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the problem.
The Old National Bank Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Old National Bank, presented a check for $5,000 to KIPP Minnesota, a charter school system dedicated to confronting education achievement disparities in the Twin Cities.
Hennepin County is renewing its investment in two programs designed to grow jobs and businesses in the county.
If you are looking for a new Black-owned business to support, dining at Breakfast Bar, 319 1st Ave. N, Minneapolis, should be on your radar.
Applications are open for the position of Ombudsperson for Corrections to oversee the Office of the Ombudsperson for Corrections, which has the responsibility to investigate any act of the Minnesota Department of Corrections, its institutions and programs.
Hope muncher-in-chief is not a job title you come across often, but that’s how entrepreneur and Minneapolis native, Junita Flowers describes her position at Junita’s Jar.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) named Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association) the top performing MBDA Business Center in the nation for the fourth consecutive year.
The Twin Cities Black Affinity group will host its spring biannual Twin Cities Black Affinity Network Development Day (TC BANDD) at the Cargill headquarters,15407 McGinty Rd. W., Wayzata this coming Saturday (June 22).
The Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda) is accepting applications for its second annual Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs.
Gary Cunningham will step down as president and CEO of the Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda), accepting the role of president of the Washington, D.C. based nonprofit, Prosperity Now.
Village Financial Cooperative has formed a partnership with Square, Inc. and the City of Minneapolis.
Al McFarlane: One of the things I appreciated about you, Congressman Ellison, was your simple but powerful impactful decision to locate your District office in North Minneapolis. Your office was a great tenant, a good paying tenant, for the Minneapolis Urban League’s headquarters building, t…
The International Ski Federation (FIS) has awarded the Loppet Foundation third place in its annual “Bring Children to Snow” international campaign for the Minne-Loppet, learn-to-ski program for elementary school children in North Minneapolis.
OMAHA, Neb. – Recent flooding in the Midwest has had a devastating effect on local communities and Wells Fargo announced a donation of $325,000 to aid in the flood relief efforts.
The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), an organization committed to advancing the role and contributions of Black executives, has inducted Gail Peterson, Ecolab vice president of Marketing for Global Healthcare, as a member of its 2019 class.
During a star-studded evening complete with a red-carpet entry at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Comcast formally announced the addition of two television networks that highlights the company’s commitment to diversity.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a career fair Friday (March 15), from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about the career of a conservation officer.
During a surprise Feb. 26 wine tasting at the San Francisco Delta Sky Club, Delta announced a new partnership with Brown Estate, the first and only Black-owned estate winery in California's Napa Valley.
In the early nineties in Youngstown, Ohio, sixth grader Shawntera Hardy made a contractual investment that would change the trajectory of her life.
- New data dashboard, outlines Minnesota’s COVID-19 cases
- Rep. Ilhan Omar to hold digital small business roundtable with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey
- Walker West Music Academy – Early Childhood Music Program
- COVID-19 highlights health disparities facing African-Americans
- Mayor Melvin Carter announces $3.25 Million Saint Paul Bridge Fund proposal to provide emergency relief to small businesses and families
- Stay at home order issued for Minnesotans
- Attorney General Ellison ready to enforce order suspending evictions during emergency
- D-Nice and Michelle Obama are teaming up for the next 'Club Quarantine' party