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  • Obama, Clinton head for Democratic showdown in South Carolina

    Sen. Hillary Clinton with her 39 percent to 37 percent win in New Hampshire Jan. 8 and Sen. Barack Obama with his 39 percent to her 29 percent win in Iowa Jan. 3 are now headed for a rematch in South Carolina Jan. 26 where the more than 40 percent Black. ...
  • Kings son, others warn on his birthday:Dont be mystified by historic candidacies

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As millions commemorate the 79th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 21, orators and community leaders across the nation will point to the historic presidential campaigns of Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as a sig...
  • Lets Be Honest

    By Julie DesmondMaking a commitment to be honest with others, about others and with yourself will not guarantee you unfettered happiness and riches, but it will win you peace of mind, a good night's rest, the respect of others and the ability to look...
  • Two powerful images that can free your African mind

    For over 100 years, since Black people have been free from physical slavery, we have been both the victims as well as the co-conspirators in a condition of mental slavery. These mental chains are reinforced by images produced by the media....
  • Celebrate the Dream: MLK Events 2008

    National Martin Luther King holiday, Monday, Jan. 21. Listing of events celebrating the life, work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...
  • Susan Segal selected for City Attorney

    Susan Segal, a Hennepin County Senior Attorney, was chosen to be the next Minneapolis City Attorney. In 2003, she joined the County Attorney's staff as chief civil deputy to then-Hennepin County Attorney Amy Klobuchar....
  • Public hearing on the enforcement of human rights and civil rights

    Governor Tim Pawlenty and the Minnesota Legislature will hear testimony about Minnesota's abysmal failure to enforce human rights and civil rights laws in an informational hearing, Monday, January 21, 2008 from 1-3pm in Buetow Music Hall at Conco...
  • Financial ManagementPlanning your life begins with clearly defining your objectives

    Planning your life begins with clearly defining your objectives. No one plans to be a pauper, living from paycheck to paycheck and barely making it. Yet many people without goals who make the wrong choices end up in destitute living conditions....
  • Urban League and A.C.O.R.N. team up to combat Housing Crisis

    Take a drive down any given block in North Minneapolis and it is likely that you will see either an auction or for sale sign, or vacant houses with their windows boarded up. Unfortunately, it is a sign of the times. North Minneapolis, like several other c...
  • Obama seeks South Carolina win

    Senator Barack Obama led his supporters in a rousing chant of "yes we can" after finishing a tight second on the heels of Senator Hillary Clinton in an unexpected 37% to Clinton's 39% showing in the New Hampshire primary. Polls prior to th...
  • Newest national anthem for sustained slavery

    By Dwight Hobbes"Crank That (Soulja Boy)," the hit single by Soulja Boy from the album ...
  • Readers Response: Newest national anthem for sustained slavery by Dwight Hobbes

    Reader's respond to the article written by Dwight Hobbes entitled "Newest national anthem for sustained slavery"...
  • Timberwolves?...Thats what they get!

    By Ryan T. Scott0-8. No, I'm not talking about the New Year. I am referencing the Timberwolves losing streak as of the time of my writing this article. There are a couple of games before this gets printed, so excuse me for overlooking the latest ...
  • Robyne Robinson: My She-ro

    Having a love for African American people is not politically correct in 2008. Everything seems to take precedence over a love for Black people. Yet Robyne Robinson, the only Black anchor in the state of Minnesota, doesn't seem to care. She just love...
  • The most important relationship youll have is with yourself

    Rashida McKenzieStarting right now, get rid of all of those resolutions you have made, except one: Love yourself. If you haven't made this resolution by now, take the time to do so because by doing so, you not only make yourself a better person, but ...
  • Two interstate highways closed

    Two interstate highways on the west side of downtown Minneapolis have been closed after an accident involving a tanker spilled a significant amount of fuel. According to the State Patrol, the 18-wheeler rolled on the ramp to I-394 from westbound I...
  • NFL legend Gale Sayers addresses future stars at U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Dinner

    One of the featured events prior to the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl game was the Army's Annual Awards Dinner, held on Friday, January 4th at the Henry Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. This year's keynote speaker was Na...
  • Ekwueme Michael Thelwell to speak at the Augsburg College Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation Jan. 21

    The 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation will be held Jan. 21, 2008, at 1 p.m. in Hoversten Chapel on the Augsburg College campus. The convocation, entitled Visions of a Just Society: Dr. King's Legacy, will feature guest Ekwueme Michael Th...
  • Book review: Between Goodbyes by Anita Bunkley

    By Terri Schlichenmeyer"Between Goodbyes" has everything you want in a novel: a heroine who has a few flaws, but is basically good-hearted and very smart; a handsome, rugged cowboy-type guy with a secret; a musician bad-boy with atti...
  • Book review: Drama High: Frenemies by L. Divine

    By Terri Schlichenmeyer"Drama High: Frenemies" is the fourth in a series by author L. Divine, and I wasn't as crazy about this one as I was about the first ones, maybe because Jayd has grown up quite a bit over the pages and immerses hersel...

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