Sister Spokesman's “Let's Talk About It: Mental Health” lived up to its title as an expert panel discussed a wide range of mental health issues at Hallie Q. Brown on Saturday, March 3. Attendees packed the room to hear Marques Armstrong of Hope and Healing Family Counseling; Renita Wilson of Kente Circle LLC and Dr. Roli Dwivedi of Community-University Health Care Center … [Read more...]
You’re invited to Black Excellence: The HBCU Experience at Northside Achievement Zone, 2123 W Broadway Ave #100 in North Minneapolis on Saturday, April 7 from 12-4 pm!
First-time college students, students preparing to go back to school and their families are invited to hear from local alums about why they chose Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Identify the differences between HBCUs vs other institutions; leave with tools, resources, and other services that may help you cut tuition costs, and provide long-term benefits.
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 … [Read more...]
If you missed Sister Spokesman’s “Love Thyself” event on Feb. 3, you missed an afternoon of the uplifting discussion centered on self-love and care. Attendees packed the Woman's Club of Minneapolis room to hear panelists Nicole Pillow, Marquis Armstrong and Nancy Ellis offered poignant information about the importance of loving yourself, sharing personal lessons learned and … [Read more...]
January is usually the time of year where most people begin making new goals regarding health, fitness, career, love, and fun. But not everyone wants or can afford to purchase a gym membership. Besides finances, getting to the gym can be a chore, especially if your workout facility is not in your neighborhood. It is completely possible to get fit, meet new people, and set … [Read more...]
It was chilly outside, but Sister Spokesman attendees stayed warm at “Making Fitness Fun: Move Your Body in the New Year” at Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis on Jan. 6. Chef Jason Leibel performed a cooking demonstration, making a spicy curry chicken, along with a veggie companion, and Harris “Da Line Man” Parks of “We Are Family” Soul Line Dancing Group got attendees … [Read more...]