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  • Black elderly warehoused with worst facilities with worst health care services

    For the last two months, I have gone through the painful but enlightening experience of visiting perhaps 25 nursing homes in two states. And in that process I have gained an even more acute appreciation of ......
  • Cervical cancer: Some risks can be reduced

    January 2003 is National Cervical Cancer Prevention month. The uterine cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus (womb) that connects the uterus with the vagina. It is part of the female reproductive system. ...
  • Defining Christmas anew

    So, my wife Cheryl asks me, “What would you like to do for Christmas this year?” Christmas…Bah hum bug. I must admit there’s something about the Christmas season that makes an Eben-Negro Scrooge out of me. ...
  • This N That with Tony Mack: 2002: A brief look back

    BRISTOL, CONN---In a year where we marveled over the continued brilliance of Barry Bonds, Tiger Woods, and Serena Williams, the sports year of 2002 offered many contrasting changes ......
  • Winding down 2002

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA---In 2002, the sports world was once again placed on its ear with several ups and downs, but magnificent hope for 2003. Progress is slow, but all good things were not built in a day...BlackAthlete being one of them. ...
  • No to Lott

    Mississippi Senator Trent Lott Friday announced that he resigned his post as Senate Majority leader, but that he would still remain in the Senate. His resignation came after he made comments on December 5 that suggested the United States would be a bette...
  • White nationalism at heart of Lott, republican party political history

    The comments made by Mississippi Sen. Trent Lott, Majority Leader of the U. S. Senate, have been politely rebuffed by Democrats and Republicans alike,......
  • Personal power for global impact

    “Conversations with Al McFarlane” airs Monday mornings on KFAI-Fresh Air Radio (90.30 FM in Minneapolis, 106 FM in St. Paul) from 11 a.m – 12 Noon. It is now broadcast, however, live from Lucille’s......
  • Improvement set for KMOJ programming

    R.C. Williams, newly appointed KMOJ operations manager, announced at last week’s Insight/KMOJ Policy Forum that KMOJ Radio (89.9 FM] has begun a restructuring process......
  • Grand jury to look at Burns homicide

    The sorry state of affairs between Minneapolis African Americans and the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) continues to worsen. The death of Christopher Burns during a struggle with police has been ruled a homicide. ...
  • Republicans have long honored Lott

    I believe that US Senator Trent Lott should step down as Republican majority leader of the U. S. Senate, not because of what he said at Strom Thurmond’s 100th birthday party, but because of what those words revealed about Lott. ...
  • Presidency province of White males

    While it may appear that the current uproar regarding Trent Lott is somehow about us, our ability to penetrate the national stage is becoming less and less attainable each day. ...
  • Boycott effective tool for leveraging economic parity

    I was recently interviewed on “Florida Speaks Out,” a radio show in Ft. Lauderdale, (Mystik Radio 1580 AM). The show is hosted by Brother Jean Jabouin and Ms. Ivy, natives of Haiti and Jamaica, respectively....
  • Price educates public in his search for kidney

    The Dec. 10 Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum provided a vital community service, alerting the public that one among us is in peril. Retired professional William Price, Ph.D. who has contributed......
  • Mhiriphiri Gallery presents Africa’s great arts tradition

    Mhiripiri Art Gallery is a cultural oasis, an aesthetic feast with rows and rows of surreal beauty upon which to gaze. As thoughts turn to Christmas and Kwaanza, this is an ideal place to go for thoughtful gift-giving. ...
  • Piñero, Spider Man make excellent cable television home viewing

    This week' on Time Warner Cable Videos On Demand:Piñero does pioneering spoken-word artist and sterling playwright Miguel Pinero appreciable justice. ...
  • Depression: Moves give glimpses of suicide threshold

    Those who know me well, are aware that I have four favorite movies I watch around this season: The Preachers Wife, Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol (the older version with Alastair Sim), and my all-time favorite, ......
  • Christmasmemories from the past

    As we approach the celebration of the Christmas holiday, I cannot help but think about the many Christmas days that I have spent during my lifetime. As I race around shopping and gift buying for my many nieces, ......
  • What happened to my Evite?

    So, I wake up from my Sunday afternoon nap feeling like a freshly recharged nickel cadmium battery and walk into the living room. I find my wife and her aunt BB sitting on the couch watching television and that’s when my “spidy sense” goes off. ...
  • Affected communities should lead housing change

    Recognizing that there was a real disconnect between the diversity of the people making the decisions about affordable housing and the diversity of the people being served by affordable housing, leaders in the field launched a new diversity initiative cal...

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