The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder is pleased to present the honorees for this year’s Sister Spokesman: “Celebrate Moms of All Ages” event. Join Sister Spokesman Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 12 to 4 pm to see these phenomenal mothers honored and celebrated at Midpointe Event Center at 415 Pascal Street North in S.t Paul. Update: See photos […]
Every first Saturday of the month, Sister Spokesman gathers African American women in the community for an afternoon of networking, shopping, games and prizes, and discussion on a pertinent topic in the community.
NEXT UP: Small Business Showcase & Shopping Extravaganza, the perfect opportunity to indulge your shopping needs and keep your dollars in the community. Also, a panel of experts will share small business resources and insights, including the dos and don’ts of starting and maintaining a successful business.
The afternoon includes music, games and prizes and plenty of networking opportunities. Just $5 @ the door!
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 12-4 pm
Sabathani Community Center, 310 E 38th St · Minneapolis, MN
In the ever-changing, ever-fickle world of economics, knowing about and understanding the tools and resources available to aid your small business is ever more important. Sister Spokesman helped shine a light on local entrepreneurs and small business resources by hosting a “Small Business Showcase” on November 4 at Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis. Although […]
Do you know a Phenomenal Mother? Our Sister Spokesman “Celebrating Moms of All Ages” event is Dec. 2, and we want to recognize African American mothers who have gone above and beyond in their actions or accomplishments. We’re looking for unique nominees who have risen above the norm and should be noted for “Shining in […]
Thanks to panelists cancer survivors Autumn Frazier, Katie Sample, and Reona Berry of African American Breast Cancer Alliance, for sharing inspiring stories and insights about cancer survival. Also, thanks to Bree Turner for the beautiful gift of song, and all the vendors and attendees who made “Sisterhood of Survival” such an uplifting afternoon! Join us […]
The forecast may have called for scattered showers, but for the third year in a row, the rain was held at bay as the Legacy Boat Cruise set sail for a four-hour cruise down the St. Croix River on August 5. The cruise, sponsored by the Medtronic Foundation, featured a buffet-style meal with salad, lasagna, […]
Attendees of the Sister Spokesman: “Summer Steppin’” event danced the afternoon away at the Minneapolis Urban League July 8. Steppin’ to tunes such as the “Cupid Shuffle” and “Steel Horseman,” attendees found the perfect escape from the midday heat, while still working up a sweat. Harris Parks, line dance instructor of “We Are Family” Dance Company, […]
“This feels very special because this is the first time. I’m grateful for everyone who voted for me and for Sister Spokesman for even having this available to honor natural [styles],” said Sydney Plunkett, who was crowned the first “Miss Naturalista” at Sister Spokesman: “Loving Your Hair” June 3. The event celebrated natural hair in […]
Attendees at Sister Spokesman’s April 1 “Organizing Your Life” event got a jump on spring cleaning by learning tips to re-organize and repurpose their closets, schedules and life. The event, held at Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis, featured expert life coach Julie Loomis, who discussed strategies for eliminating clutter, organizing laundry and making better use […]
“Don’t be ashamed to get help… We in the Black community have come a long way. We’re OK at getting help now.” Those were the encouraging words of Junauld Braddock-Presley, director of Residential Services at Tubman Family Crisis and Support Services at Sister Spokesman’s “Domestic Violence: Don’t Be Blinded” event, Saturday, March 4. Attendees met at […]
“You don’t have to die from HIV in this day and age…in 2017,” said Dr. Omobosola Akinsete from Health Partners when answering a question about treatment at the “Sister Spokesman: HIV/AIDS Awareness” event Feb. 4. Akinsete’s message mirrored the remarks from the other panelists who spoke to the strides in medicines and survival rates, and […]