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  • No possible Williams sisters showdown

    No possible Williams sisters showdowFor those of you who were waiting on a Williams' sister showdown, well, it's not going to happen. Serena Williams has lost to number one-seeded Justine Henin, 7-6, 6-1 in the quarterfinals. However, Venus Will...
  • Venus Williams launches new clothing line

    Venus Williams launches new clothing lineTennis sensation Venus Williams has partnered with popular retailer Steve & Barry's, to design and market a line of high-performance lifestye and active wear (including clothing and shoes). The new clothing li...
  • Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson by Sue Stauffacher, Illustrated by Greg Couch

    "Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson" by Sue Stauffacher, Illustrated by Greg CouchAs a kid, you probably know how easy it is to get into trouble.You know what happens. A thought, a place, an action all seemed like a good idea at the...
  • The gift

    My birth was an act of protest and resistance. I entered this world at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. But we lived in Kansas City, Missouri. My parents' decision to drive past several public and private hospitals to a hospit...
  • Residents support NRRC vision, mission

    At a block club leaders meeting on August 16 at Northpoint Health and Wellness Northside Center, residents voted to write a letter of support for the mission, work, history and role of Northside Residents Redevelopment Council (NRRC). The action followed ...
  • USCs Johnson Communication Leadership Center to focus on African American interests

    The world's top African-American publishing company has pledged $2.5 million to create an innovative new program to support young journalism and communication students in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California...
  • Unassuming woman leads Dems to 08 convention

    DENVER - Media outlets have been busily reporting the Democratic presidential candidates debating, posturing and in other ways showing voters why they should be the party's nominee at next year's Democratic National Convention (DNC). Meanwhile, ...
  • U names Catherine Squires professor of journalism, diversity and equality

    The appointment of Catherine Squires as the inaugural John and Elizabeth Bates Cowles Professor of Journalism, Diversity and Equality will provide a new voice to enhance the discussion about diversity. This professorship is made possible through a College...
  • Grand Deeva says thank you

    Last Saturday, September 1, 2007, was a magnificent turn out of well-wishers, honored guests, supporters, volunteers, members, staff and beautiful people from both sides of the river to celebrate Great Blend of Watercolors, on-air programming, and 20 plus...
  • Bravo! Eddie Griffins use of the N word gets him yanked off stage

    Bravo! Eddie Griffin's use of the 'N' word gets him yanked off stageEddie Griffin is old enough to know better. You don't - not in this day and age - get up at a Black Enterprise event and, never mind who or how funny you are, pepper ...
  • Hate crime legislation should include gays

    Hate crime legislation should include gaysHate crimes are legally defined as crimes, usually violent, that target a victim because of his or membership in a certain group, usually defined by race, religion or ethnicity. ...
  • Craigs a liar from the hood too

    Craig's a liar from the "hood" tooMinneapolis airport police Sgt. Dave Karsnia has taken some heat for being a little too zealous in putting the collar on so many guys who get their sexual kicks with other men in public restrooms at the Min...
  • Aisha Tyler: The Balls of Fury/Death Sentence Interview

    Aisha Tyler: The Balls of Fury/Death Sentence InterviewBorn in San Francisco on September 18, 1970, Aisha Tyler was raised from the age of ten by her father Jim, a photographer, following his divorce from her mother Robin Gregory, a school teacher. ...
  • Excitement: Regina Marie Williams

    Excitement: Regina Marie WilliamsRegina Marie Williams is, without a doubt, one of the Twin Cities' most exciting performers. And one has to marvel at how she stole up on audiences, building a solid reputation among theatre producers, after which she...
  • Big Ten Network kicks off coverage, means more Gopher sports on television

    If you live and breathe Big Ten sports; if you know all of the schools' colors and mascots, not just Goldy Gopher; even if you just like to cheer against Wisconsin and Iowa at every available opportunity; there's a new broadcast network for you....
  • Earvin Magic Johnson appoints Eric L. Holoman as New President of Johnson Development Corporation

    (BLACK PR WIRE) -- Johnson Development Corporation, one of the nation's leading urban development companies, chaired by basketball legend and entrepreneur Earvin "Magic" Johnson, announced the appointment of Eric L. Holoman to the role of p...
  • Soccer: the worlds game

    For many Americans soccer is a fairly new phenomenon, yet for the rest of the world it is a favored pastime and a long held tradition. Loyalties run deep and even divide friends and family members in nations such as Italy, England and Scotland. Profession...
  • Do Me Twice: My Life After Islam by Sonsyrea Tate

    "Do Me Twice: My Life After Islam" by Sonsyrea Tate"To our children we give two things: one is roots; the other, wings". When a baby is born, the adults in its life see possibility. The child can be so many things; can do so much in t...
  • Waking with Enemies by Eric Jerome Dickey, read by Dion Graham

    "Waking with Enemies" by Eric Jerome Dickey, read by Dion GrahamSo, the last time you went anywhere in your vehicle, you flipped on the blinker to make a turn, and hey! the car behind you did the same. He was behind you the last turn you made, ...
  • Despite foreclosure crisis in North Minneapolis Black community; new alliance emerges to fill gap

    Sherrie Pugh SullivanNRRC has provided financial counseling, created affordable housing opportunities and walked hand-in-hand with the folks who find themselves in a "special time of need"....

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