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  • 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...
  • Ruben Hurricane Carter: My life is a miracle

    I can't get within 100 yards of Denzel Washington - and believe me, I've tried. I have the restraining orders to prove it. But I got about as close as I'm going to get when I sat down with Ruben "The Hurricane" Carter at the M...
  • Daunting documentary details Darfur, Sudan ethnic cleansing

    Daunting documentary details Darfur, Sudan ethnic cleansingWhile the U.S. has seen fit to intervene to save the citizens of Iraq from Saddam Hussein, it's sad to think that nothing is being done about the ongoing ethnic cleansing in Sudan. At last co...
  • Challenge: HIV/AIDS in films without being too preachy?

    By Patrik Ian PolkIt's an obvious thing that HIV is an important subject when you're talking about the Black gay community. I knew it was something I wanted to address in some way. I saw a lack of representation of gay people of color in enterta...
  • University of Minnesota researcher develops an orderly test for spotting brain disorders

    University of Minnesota researcher develops an orderly test for spotting brain disordersPeople with brain disorders like schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, or multiple sclerosis may not be able to tell a doctor what's bothering them. But now their brai...
  • Harvard offers free tuition for students from low income families

    Harvard University announced that from now on, undergraduate students from low-income families would pay no tuition. ...
  • Bostonapolis, MN

    By Ryan T. ScottThree is the magic number. That's how many Boston championships Minnesotans get to reluctantly share by the time the current group of team sports seasons finishes up....
  • The Barber Shop Rap

    By Ryan T. ScottEverybody has an opinion at the barber shop, so let's see what the crowd at Fades of Gray in Uptown has to say about this: What do you think Tubby Smith and the Gopher Basketball team will accomplish this year?...
  • Of Mice and Men at the Park Square Theatre

    "Of Mice and Men" at the Park Square TheatreSaint Paul, MN-On the heels of the 70th anniversary of the play's world premiere on Broadway, Park Square Theatre brings OF MICE AND MEN, John Steinbeck's poignant portrait of the flipside of...
  • Nappily Married by Trisha R. Thomas

    Unless you married the only person you ever dated in your life, chances are you have an ex. So how comfortable are you when you run into Mr. Ex-Husband or Dr. Ex-Boyfriend? Some women can remain friendly with The Ex. Others handle accidental run...
  • Building equity and diversity at U of M

    Under the direction of Vice President and Vice Provost Nancy 'Rusty' Barceló, the Office for Equity and Diversity is responsible for the University of Minnesota's system wide equity and diversity initiatives and programs, and for infus...
  • Farmers awarded $1 billion in race bias class actionLawsuit against city to challenge Minneapolis discrimination

    Pictured: Alva WallerA class-action lawsuit against the government by Black Farmers resulted in nearly $1 billion in cash payments to farmers who were victims of discriminatory lending practices, and withholding of government services routinely provided t...

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