The Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc. celebrates its 90th year of service with its annual gala, A Night at the Q.
The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery celebrates its one-year anniversary with its Northern Lights Gala on Friday (Sept. 27).
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reopening Fort Snelling State Park today, Sept. 17, after persistent spring flooding caused extensive damage that forced the park to close in March.
Planting People Growing Justice has partnered with the City of Minneaoplis-ReCAST and the Minneapolis African American Heritage Museum and Gallery to present the Sankofa Teach In.
August is National Breastfeeding Month, and peer counselors at Hennepin County Public Health have been working to identify and overcome barriers that women (families, really) of color face to adopt the practice of breastfeeding for babies and moms.
PaviElle, Maria Isa, Mac Irv, Queen and Poets from Just Write Now, KPW, the ARTS-Us Youth Drummers and Dancers, and DJ Digie will perform at the 4th Annual Central Honors Philando, Aug. 18.
The nation’s first, permanent, public memorial to honor survivors of sexual violence will break ground at Boom Island Park (near the footbridge to Nicollet Island) in Minneapolis on Aug. 8. at 10 a.m.
Lea Olsen, former collegiate athlete and current sports broadcaster, is seeking to change the way we talk about youth athletics through a platform called Rethink the Win.
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 jeow mak len explodes on the tongue in a scattering of spicy-sweet. Tiger’s eye fish sauce melds with mortar-and-pestled bits of cilantro, chili, tomato, shallot, and garlic– a conspiracy of flavors bordering on fatal.
Twin Cities artist Jessica Winnie has released her second book of poetry, “Everything I Am,” a reflective account of a journey through the life of a young woman raised by an activist family and community.
U.S. Navy Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Jamies Halstead, from Minneapolis, eats breakfast with students during a community outreach event at the Saint-Louis Primary School in Marseille, France, April 30. Sailors assigned to the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) volunteered at the …
U.S. Navy Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Ibrahim Kaba (front), from Brooklyn Park, maneuvers through the ship while responding to a simulated active shooter during anti-terrorism force protection drills aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance in the Indian Ocean, March 13. The Spruance …
From beat cop to the first African-American St. Paul Chief of Police, to Ramsey County Undersheriff ,William (Bill) Finney (aka Corky), epitomizes the spirit of public service.
More than 800 rare black and white photographs depicting life for area Blacks in the 1940s are on display at the Hennepin Gallery.
San Francisco — “Black Memorabilia,” A PBS documentary, explores the world of racist material, both antique and newly produced, that propagate demeaning representations of African-Americans and promotes white supremacy.
Dr. Artika Tyner, founder and executive director of Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute (PPGJLI), will be hosting a trip to Ghana in 2019 as part of what the Republic of Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo has declared “The Year of the Return.”
EAST CHINA SEA – Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Jonathan Pate, from Eagan, takes readings from a low pressure system aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell. McCampbell is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in suppor…
At night not too many decades into the past, Minnesotans lit the farmland and countryside only with the use of lanterns.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that Grambling State University will host the 2019 and 2020 Football National Championships at the historic Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.
The city. The place that we live and thrive. The place on planet earth where large amounts of human beings live. A strange, long evolved, human reality.
Forecast Public Art and the Hennepin County Multicultural Arts Committee announced “Sib Pauv Zog: A Hmong Cultural Harvest,” an exhibit in the Hennepin Gallery, 300 S. 6th St., A level, Minneapolis, created by artists from ArtCrop and curated by Oskar Ly.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation, Hennepin County and the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park and Minneapolis are hosting three open house meetings in mid-December to share information and discuss proposed changes to Highway 252 and Interstate 94.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the organization has hit a funding milestone, raising more than $10 million dollars for this $25 million initiative.
As a member of the infamous Wilmington 10 case in North Carolina from 1972 to 2012, I witnessed firsthand why the criminal justice system in the United States needed to be thoroughly reformed.
As part of its transformation, Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW) announced its new request for proposals (RFP) is now open to nonprofit organizations focused on addressing the most pressing needs in the region.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The St. John Fisher College Department of Athletics inducted seven new members into its Hall of Fame including the Rev. Al Gallmon, during a ceremony on Nov. 9, in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center.
ATLANTA – The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, who are preparing to enter their 93rd season of entertaining fans around the world, unveiled its 10-player rookie class for 2019, which includes a Minneapolis native.
- Black representation in Japanese pop culture
- Opioids in-Latino community
- Film tackling white supremacy, police shootings, to screen in Minneapolis
- Next meeting set for Wednesday: Transformation: Upper Harbor riverfront development
- Timberwolves, Lynx, announce new social responsibility platform
- Hope for recovery workshop
- Open houses to be held on east metro bus rapid transit line: Public comment needed on METRO Gold Line
- Former deputy director of Minnesota Historical Society: Melanie Adams at the helm at Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum
- Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. visits with Bill Cosby
- Barack Obama speaks on the passing of Elijah Cummings
- Curtis Shanklin named Corrections deputy commissioner
- Communities of color more likely to suffer due to drinking water violations
- Proposal would make Minneapolis first in the state to allow alternatives to cash bail: Seeking alternatives to cash bail
- Nation morns the passing of Elijah Cummings
- Looking back, pressing forward during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
- Minneapolis Police asks for public’s help in locating two missing juvenile siblings
- The Trump Effect: Is this administration a present danger to the Black psyche?
- Millennials expand gaming industry
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