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  • Adoption day

    Deborah from St. Paul, welcomed her grandsons James, age 8, and D'Angelo, age 10 into her family.On Saturday, November 17th, the wait was over for 16 Ramsey County children waiting adoption. Holding the first ever Saturday court, Judge Gregory Basti...
  • Second interviews require extra preparation

    By Julie DesmondQuestion: My first interview went really well. I was invited to return for a second interview, this time with a different manager. How should I prepare?...
  • Walking with the wounded: The life of an army chaplain

    Rev. Felicia HopkinWASHINGTON (NNPA) - More than 3,700 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq since U.S. troop deployment began on March 19, 2003, according to the U.S Department of Defense. So many of these fallen soldiers have had their stories told via...
  • NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams special five-part series African-American women: Where they stand concluding today, November 30

    New York, N.Y. - Throughout this week concluding today, November 30th "NBC News With Brian Williams" has examined issues facing African-American women across our nation in a new series "African-American Women: Where They Stand.&...
  • New controversial book reveals why Black people struggle to lose weight

    New controversial book reveals why Black people struggle to lose weightAuthor and columnist Makeisha Lee exposes the truth about the vicious African American weight loss cycleColumbus, OH - There is a national epidemic of obesity, but research shows that ...
  • Virginia McKnight Binger Awards in Human Service honor 10 outstanding Minnesotans

    Ten Minnesotans with long records of service to their communities received the 2007 Virginia McKnight Binger Awards in Human Service. The McKnight Foundation presented the awards on Thursday, November 15, 2007, at a private ceremony in Minneapolis....
  • Black Friday formula at Macys: Affordable luxury

    (Friday, November 23, 2007 - Value conscious shoppers around the nation charged into retail stores as early as 1am today, Black Friday, in search of the extra good deals offered at the opening bell of the annual Christmas buying season.Pictured: Charter C...
  • Mike Favor, Super Principals mantra: Listen; tell the truth; hold people accountable

    (L) BOW WOW and Mike Favor at North High School Honor Roll celebrationTo many in Minneapolis, Mike Favor has been known as the best principal that North High School has ever had. In his short three-year tenure as principal of North, he turned a school tha...
  • First Person: Telling our own stories Seeking fulfillment in pursuit of music mission, Patricia Gordon starts her own music company

    Patricia GordonI am a formal music teacher in St. Paul and Minneapolis Public Schools. I also taught in Memphis Tennessee, my hometown. My degree is in sacred music/voice from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and I am currently completing my Masters in...
  • Attorney Kimberly Hewitt Boyd leads University of Minnesota effort to uphold civil rights laws

    Kimberly Hewitt Boyd Kimberly Hewitt Boyd was recently named the new director of the University of Minnesota Office for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA). Boyd joined the university from Hamline University Law School, where she served as ass...
  • Book Review: Daughters of Men

    Even with technology as it is today, it's amazing how many parents-to-be want to "be surprised" at the gender of their yet-unborn child. They want the anticipation to last until that first squall. They choose two names, one for a boy-chil...
  • Safari Safari Express present world class African food

    photo: Suluki Fardan Jamal Hashi, owner and chef at Safari Express is on a mission to bring the beauty of African food culture to Minnesota and the world. Safari Express is located at Midtown Global Market at Lake St. & Chicago in South Minneapolis. It is...
  • Klansman visited deathbed of crusading Black publisher

    JACKSON, Miss. - At first, DeAnna Tisdale was startled to see the wizened old man sitting outside the hospital room of her father, legendary Black newspaper publisher and long time civil rights activist Charles Tisdale....
  • New Bill Cosby book; same unfair criticism

    Bill Cosby has an awful lot of gall propping himself up as some sort of walking edict to call Black parents to accountability. He has been loudly criticizing the hell out of Black communities over the past decade, dunning us for not raising our kids right...
  • Barack Obama: Whites great hope?

    Usually, I don't write columns about stories that appear in a single publication, but one that appeared on the front page of the Wall Street Journal on Nov. 10 really got my attention. The story about Barack Obama was headlined, "Whites' Gr...
  • Will Bill Clinton legacy hinder Hillary Clinton?

    Will Bill Clinton legacy hinder Hillary Clinton?Clinton said that the images shown on TV during the New Orleans disaster were not pictures of the America she and others love and believe in: "That's George Bush's America," she shouted. ...
  • Financial Management Part 1: Christmas budgets

    Financial Management Part 1: Christmas budgetsBy Jo Ann BrownHow prepared are you for Christmas? A Christmas savings account? Did you set aside money all year? Was Christmas part of your budget? Will you be paying cash for the big ticket items you'll...
  • Scrutinize closely reverse mortgage option

    Many people aged sixty-two or older are "house-rich and cash-poor." They're free of house debt, but their income is limited. A reverse mortgage may allow some to take advantage of their house as an asset and convert it to income....
  • Networking for business on Lake Street

    Twin Cities business professionals, Rochelle Allison (sitting, far right) and Alex Gazca (standing) from Keller Williams Integrity Realty Lakes, recently hosted what they hope will be a series of networking opportunities for realtors, mortgage service pro...
  • New Primitives deliver unique hurricane-strength Afro-Cuban rock

    Good news for Twin Cities music lovers who like to get out and shake it. New Primitives, who bring Afro-Cuban rock strong as a hurricane, are back in action on a weekly basis at Nye's in Northeast Minneapolis. And emerging phenom Mayda has releas...

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