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Black Fathers

By Willie Johnson
Guest Commentator



It takes courage and sacrifice to raise a family. To Black fathers in Minnesota and across America, Happy Father’s Day. It’s a great privilege to be a father, especially a Black father with so many trials and tribulations they face daily in America. With the daily struggle for a Black father it’s hard to make ends meet. It’s not so much financial as it is with the social communication with his family. Continue Reading →

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Insights from experts at starting anew



Hello to all the followers of the “Starting Anew” column. I am pleased to announce that after many triumphs and struggles as well as other issues, I have landed a permanent working position at St. Stephens Human Services. It was four years ago this month when I was given the opportunity to start this column. I have gone through quite a bit since then. Continue Reading →

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