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H.I.T. retires, but new column on the horizon

Booker H.I.T

After over a decade of writing the H.I.T., I have decided that this will be its last column. I have really enjoyed writing this column and we have conducted some really great and thought-provoking investigations over the years, but it’s time to change it up. Continue Reading →

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Minnesota’s theater community celebrates 11th Annual Ivey Awards

Hosts Regina Marie Williams and Christina Baldwin

African American actors in Minnesota were well represented at this year’s 11th Annual Ivey Awards, held September 21 at the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis.

From opening to close, the Iveys never missed a beat, with a variety of action on and off the stage. Continue Reading →

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The OBIN Deal


I created the OBIN in gratitude of the Obama, Biden Iraq Nuclear deal that should leave Americans with humorless concerns. Obama’s team should be given respect and praise for being able to sit at the table with leaders of various countries to work out any kind of a deal with Iran, considering the powerlessness to do so from other presidents. Continue Reading →

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Gopher volleyball players of color at all-time high

Taylor Morgan

Three of the six newcomers on the 2015 U of M volleyball team are Blacks: Toni Alugbue, Taylor Morgan and Kayla Buford join holdovers Daly Santana and Dalianliz Rosado as the most players of color in Gopher Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Hugh McCutcheon’s four-year tenure. Continue Reading →

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Obama lauds Black women at CBC dinner

President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address during the 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C.

During his speech at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Barack Obama celebrated the critical role that Black women have played in “every great movement in American history” and pledged to address challenges they face in the workplace and in the criminal justice system. Continue Reading →

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