After working at a dental practice for nine months, Dr. Grace Warren of Nokomis Dental Center not only knew she wanted to own her dentistry business but also own the building that housed it.
With 30 years in the game, Fancy Ray McCloney went from lip-sync concerts to becoming a Twin Cities entertainment icon.
February 2019 will mark Lisa Fredell’s 28th year as a shoe shiner in downtown Minneapolis. In 2001, after working at a stand for 10 years, Fredell jumped on the opportunity of a lifetime to buy her own stand from her boss.
‘We do air duct cleaning, which is our primary business. We started out doing apartment buildings and houses. As time went on we got into commercial air duct cleaning in hospitals, schools, an account for the airport — targeting big business and commercial buildings.’
The oldest cemetery member is Morgan Jones, a former slave of a Virginia tobacco field who moved to Minnesota after gaining his freedom. Jones lived in Minnesota for 44 years as a free man. He died in 1906 at the age of 101.
Sister Spokesman keeps growing to meet Black women’s needs and interests High praise comes from Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Publisher and CEO Tracey Williams-Dillard when speaking about the Medtronic Foundation, crediting Jacob Gale, the foundation’s vice president of philanthropy, with making a strong effort to support communities of color. The Spokesman-Recorder nonprofit has benefited from Foundation support […]
A bitter cold draped “Salute to Prince” night at Super Bowl Live in downtown Minneapolis on Monday evening. It was cold enough that the singers seemed unable to perform without mentioning the dire weather. But even with the frigid four-degree temperature steadily dropping into the night, the cold couldn’t stop attendees from dancing and reminiscing. […]
Community living is becoming popular around the nation, which makes it easier for individuals who have a common purpose to come together to support and strengthen one another. So it is for Central Village Housing (CVH), providing a holistic wellness approach to women in transformation. Bernard Jones and his wife Georgia have owned and operated […]
E.G. Bailey has experienced family dementia first-hand with his grandmother and then his aunt. Bailey said, “My aunt’s progression was really quick; she was diagnosed in the early stages of dementia in her late 50s and died within three years.” Born and raised in Liberia, Bailey moved to the United States at age 10 with […]