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  • Never lend more than you are willing to give away

    QUESTION: I am writing to you in hopes that you can provide me with some sort of advice and direction. Several months ago my 22-year-old daughter who lives independently, asked to borrow my mink coat to wear to a special party....
  • Engineering scientist awarded graduate study U diversity followship

    Emile Davies-Venn of Brooklyn Center is a recipient of a University of Minnesota’s Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellowship for 2002-03....
  • Would a wife do that?

    Last week I left off with me and my wife parked at L.A.’s Black Beach having lunch and me preoccupied with the “activities” taking place in the Lincoln parked behind us. ...
  • Giving thanks when there’s no Thanksgiving holiday

    Thanksgiving this year was quite interesting. I woke up, followed through with my daily routines and went about my classes. I knew that it was Thanksgiving, but it had not hit me until ......
  • Sniper to nation: Your children are not safe anywhere at any time

    “Your children are not safe anywhere at any time.” These terrifying words by the serial snipers terrorizing the suburbs and communities around our nation’s capital horrified much of our nation....
  • True Vine: The spirit of helping

    In the spirit and deed of what community truly means, the Dec. 2 Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum served as a talking drum to summon aid for a beleaguered, but unbowed matriarch. ...
  • Granada, from Spain

    No matter where I am, Spain, Italy, or Portugal, I cannot escape the ever-so-great Christmas spirit. With bright, grandiose decorations covering all of the main streets,......
  • Building Bridges Between Multicultural Markets

    "There ain't a dimes worth of difference", assert many African Americans about Asian and Arab merchants that operate in their neighborhoods. Eighty-five percent of Blacks live in the America‚s urban areas......
  • Sharpton closer to presidential campaign

    WASHINGTON (NNPA)—The Rev. Al Sharpton says the defeats that many Democrats suffered on Election Day expose the party’s flawed campaign strategy and proves that it must move in another direction........
  • HCMC hostile, lawsuits charge

    Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) came under fire at Nov. 26 Insight/KMOJ Public Policy Forum for strongly perceived racial discrimination in the work place and at a healthcare institution....
  • Victimized by public health care providers

    Healthcare institutions in Minnesota continue to draw fire from minorities accusing them of entrenched racial discrimination....
  • Shortage of income, not housing

    I came across an article in the St. Paul paper last week that brought a different perspective to the issue of “affordable” housing. Editorial writer, D. J. Tice, was commenting on........
  • Community grieves over senseless violence, death

    Three men will likely face first degree murder charges when they appear in Hennepin County District Court today charged with the November 22 shooting death of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards....
  • Davis autobiography is leadership textbook

    Overcoming (Afton Press, $28.00), the autobiography of historic humanitarian W. Harry Davis, is important reading for just about everyone imaginable. It is multi-generational fare for African Americans. ...
  • Bedtime story: ancient cure for sleeping difficulties in children

    Once upon a time, long, long ago (well, maybe not that long) in a land very far away called St. Louis, Missouri, a little girl would go to sleep at night to the soothing sound of either her mother or father’s voice reading or telling her a story at bed...
  • Ford Moter Company offers $100,000 in scholarships

    (AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWSWIRE) NEW YORK- (December 2, 2002) -- Ford Motor Company will award scholarships of $5,000 to each of 20 college undergraduates who submit the best essays on the topic of economic empowerment through entrepreneurship. All essays must...
  • Twin Cities suburbs created over 350 subsidized housing units in response to Hollman lawsuit

    Over 200 Minneapolis and suburban city officials, housing developers, and others involved in affordable housing came together to mark the 10th anniversary.......
  • Minneapolis can reduce tension, avoid violence

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  • Jewish population wields power with sense of cohesion, purpose

    Don’t believe the hype. They say that African-American political power is critical in making a difference in election results, but real political power in America is illustrated by the clout of the Jewish population. ...
  • flawed, but not hopeless

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA---Sunday night I escaped by my lonesome to the great Parkway Speakeasy Theater in Oakland and saw a movie called "Brown Sugar". It had a chewy middle that resembled a love story, but on the outside were the layers named...

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