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Community empowerment through Black men healing

 

By Brandon Jones

Contributing Writer

 

It is time for healing in Black community. The Black community is in pain, emotionally, spiritually, and psychologically. From the Trayvon Martin case, to the continuous attacks on President Obama, to the current debate of the Black church and homosexuality, the Black community is at a tipping point. It is time to be at the front line of this tipping point. It is time to be proactive to stop these disparities instead of reactive to these situations. Continue Reading →

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: Documentary recalls era of radical struggle

 

 

A film review

By Brittany Lewis

Contributing Writer

 

On Friday, February 24, the group Solidarity will host a free screening of the film The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. The social hour begins at 6 pm with the film showing at 7 pm. This is a free event. Presented as a group of Swedish filmmakers’ — as “outsiders” — observation of America from 1967-1975, this film tells a more nuanced story of Black radical struggle in the United States. Although this film does not aim to provide its viewers with a comprehensive history of the rise of the Black Power Movement, it does highlight the growing divide between two Americas — Black and White. Continue Reading →

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