KMOJ’s eight annual Soul Bowl is set to honor Walter “Q-Bear” Banks, Jr. as more than a popular radio personality, but also paying homage to the community-minded media veteran as a veritable institution.
Having already established the Taylor Hayden Memorial Foundation to End Gun Violence in her honor, Hayden was present Dec. 22 at the launch of the Tarvanisha B. Boyd “Be Better” Foundation at Sabathani Community Center
The monthly podcasts serves as a ‘menu for Black literary consumption.’
DuJuan Williams can finally say he is a Minneapolis Fire Department (MFD) graduate.
Arradondo has served as interim chief since July 2017 after the former police chief, Janeé Harteau, resigned following the police shooting of an unarmed woman.
Since 2016, the two nonprofits have run Produce Share Program, a partnership to grow fresh produce for SCHS patients as well as provide health education and help improve life for everyday folk living in South Minneapolis.
Standup comic Ci Ci, a veteran of 25 years, has carved out a career as an ace cutup. Nine months ago, Khadijah decided to directly follow suit, taking to the stage, trying her hand at humor.
But Burton, a recovering addict and former convict, turned the strength of prevailing against personal adversity into a resource for others to do the same.
The Twin Cities’ region has been criticized as sorely lacking in diversity at its educational institutions, but Dr. Everett feels he’s not coming in to fix a system that isn’t working. To the contrary, he’s focused on strengthening a model that already honors cultural differences.
The colorful tradition of Black women and elaborate hats reportedly dates back to ancient Egypt. In America, enslaved Black women were allowed to don decorative caps and hats for Sunday worship service.