Sunday, March 13, 2022
Sunday, January 30, 2022
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Andre Léon Talley, a trailblazing figure in fashion journalism has died. Talley was born in Washington, DC and raised by his grandmother Bennie Frances Davis in Durham, NC. According to his memoir A.L.T.: A Memoir, Talley’s grandmother worked as a housekeeper for Duke University. To escape t…

Friday, January 14, 2022
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The Twin Cities recently lost a freedom fighter. Hailed as brilliant, honest, and a sensitive man, Mel Reeves, an editor and activist, recently transitioned into his next life and next mission after dealing with complications from COVID-19 and pneumonia. Reeves, 64, was an editor and writer …

Thursday, December 30, 2021
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The quiet death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu this morning (December 26) gives us pause as we close out 2021 — a year that has been filled with health and social pandemics. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/desmond-tutu-dies-age-90-nobel-laureate-anti-apartheid-leader-south-africa/

Friday, December 03, 2021
Saturday, November 20, 2021
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Lucille Williams of famed North Minneapolis restaurant Lucille’s Kitchen. Age 81; Robbinsdale, MN,  after a brief illness. She was born August 27, 1940 in Shreveport, Louisiana, the eldest of five children.    She was a straight A student who graduated  from George Washington Carver High Sch…

Monday, September 13, 2021
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
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Robert Horace Johnson, 90 of Minneapolis died June 20, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife Alene Johnson and daughter Penny Webb. He is survived by daughters, Valerie Hutchinson, June Johnson, Robbin McLaurin, and Ramona McCree. Visitation is Thursday, June 25 at 10 AM with the funera…

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Former North Minneapolis legislator the Rev. Randolph "Randy" Staten  impacted Minnesota as a whole. He was the first African American legislator from the city of Minneapolis representing House District 57B (now 59B). Staten served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1981 to 1987.