Over 150 women came together for the 2017 Baraza celebration Saturday, October 21. Since 2008, the Twin Cities African American Leadership Forum (AALF), has brought stakeholders from community, business, non-profit and government, together, in a movement to leverage the community’s collective assets, to create and implement a united urban agenda to advance African American … [Read more...]
A space for pictures, pictures, and more pictures! Enjoy photos highlights from freelance photographers Steve Floyd, Chris Juhn, Onika Nicole Craven, Olivia Crutchfield, Travis Lee, Lou Michaels and more.
Lawn chairs and smiling faces filled the intersection of Selby Avenue and Milton in St. Paul, as jazz enthusiasts gathered Saturday, September 9 for the 2017 Selby JazzFest. Attendees enjoyed the smooth sounds of MotorSOUL Collective, New Sound Underground, Walker West Music Academy’s Urban Legends of Jazz, Salsa Del Soul and more at the annual fest, presented by Golden … [Read more...]
Southside pride was on full display September 2 at Phelps Park in Minneapolis at the Eighth Annual Southside Back in the Day Community Celebration. Community members enjoyed live entertainment from the Sabathanites and the Not Guilty Band, a live boxing match sanctioned by Circle of Discipline, food, health screenings, games and prize drawings. See photos below by Steve … [Read more...]
For the third consecutive year, community members gathered at the gates of the Minnesota State Fair to protest against injustices they see in Minnesota and society as a whole. Protesters first gathered at Hamline Park where a lineup of speakers addressed the crowd of around 60-70 people. The group then left from the north end of the park to march on Snelling Avenue en route … [Read more...]
Last week, my family and I traveled to Rexburg, Idaho to witness the the total eclipse; I took these photos of the eclipse August 21, 2017. I hope you enjoy them! My brother took a picture of my family viewing the eclipse — it can be viewed here. An eclipse of the sun occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, completely blocking out the sun and leaving only … [Read more...]