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  • Fifth Element: Entrepreneur is taking success by storm

    2411 Hennepin Avenue, in the Uptown area of South Minneapolis, houses a worldly dynamic record store for the Hip Hop generation....
  • Fusing two culture takes real hard work

    Two cultures. Two languages. Two worlds apart. Cultural fusion is something America knows all too well. But, for the rest of the world, it takes work....
  • Coleman, Mondale, class acts

    Regardless of party affiliation, many of us are still dumbfounded by the results of the November 5th election. Surprises were everywhere and at every level – school board,.......
  • Faulkner’s newsroom breakthrough

    KSTP-TV need not break an arm patting itself on the back for having recently promoted Harris Faulkner to the position of 6 and 10 pm Channel 5 Eyewitness News co-anchor....
  • Penumbra Theatre: Jewel of Black Creativity; Ndosi, Ewart preview Intermedia Production

    Viewers who videotape the Nov. 5 cable broadcast of the Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum may have a collector’s item in hand. Informed discourse on Black theatre from Penumbra Theatre Company managing director Jayne Khalifa was accentuated by live per...
  • K.D Steward: A Civil RIghts Hero

    Election Day saw a most fitting guest visit at the Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum in person of civil rights veteran K. D. Steward. ...
  • Why apologize for Paul Wellstone’s liberalism?

    At a time when the American political mainstream has moved to the right of center, we are reminded that the death of U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) is not only a tragedy in .......
  • The economic legacy of Ken Bridges

    I have written many articles about brothers and sisters of the past who have left their marks on our society when it comes to the economic empowerment of Black people in this country. ...
  • A time to change

    Turning Point Inc.’s motto is “A Time and Place to Change Your Mind.” The women who come to Turning Point’s Women and Children’s program are there to do just that—......
  • Educate Girls for head, hand and heart

    In the opening scenes of the movie Sankofa, the holy man Sankofa confronts the central character, Mona. Sankofa is the self-appointed guardian of the sacred grounds of a West African, former enslavement castle. Mona, a model of sorts, is intellectually...
  • WHAT THE BLING-BLING IS GOIN ON? - Assessing the Value Of The Hip-Hop Generation

    The Cash Money motto is: "We got to drink 'til we throw up." Millions of African American youth's primarily pre-occupation is Cash Money's culture of being tattooed up, "iced" up and Rolexed up. The Cash Money Crew...
  • African Community Salutes Senator Paul Wellstone

    I had the privilege of meeting Senator Paul Wellstone in person for the last time, about a month ago, at Lucille’s Kitchen in North Minneapolis....
  • Making Nov. 5 a Day of Dignity

    I 've always believed that we’ll get better representation from our leaders when we kick them in the butt when they’re wrong and give them a pat on the back when they are......
  • National issues influence local races

    This is one of the most unusual elections in modern history because, for all of the local issues, it is greatly influenced by three critical national factors. ...
  • Teen artists’ spoken word reveals sterling originality, deep thought

    Hopefully U Have The Right (Another Level Records), an invaluable gathering of fledgling voices, won’t fall on deaf ears just because it’s not vulgar, profanity-laden prose laced with pornographic imagery....
  • GRIEF, A part of health, healing, and wholeness

    In recent days, grief has been an ever present part of our daily existence. We have grieved the loss of a much loved member of the community, Senator Paul Wellstone....
  • Supermarkets and the Black consumer

    In preamble to its visit from Congresswoman Eva Clayton (D-NC), the Oct. 29 Insight/Public Policy Forum honored the memory of Senator Paul Wellstone....
  • Loss greater than words can convey

    We take so much for granted. We lead our lives as if nothing will ever change. When tragedy strikes, we are shocked because the unthinkable has happened. ...
  • Drug Abuse Resistance Education

    Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) is a 17 week educational program delivered by trained police officers to prevent or reduce drug abuse and violence among children and youth. ...
  • Estaire Godinez brings global touch

    Recording artist Estaire Godinez, just off the road after touring with George Benson, was Wain McFarlane’s featured guest at the Oct. 29 Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum....

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