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Memphis police release footage of deadly Tyre Nichols beating

‘It is yet another painful reminder of the profound fear and trauma, the pain, and the exhaustion that Black and Brown Americans experience every single day.’

Health + Wellness

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Experiencing hair loss? Don’t panic!

Hair loss can be a devastating experience. Fortunately, for alopecia areata there is a tremendous new and effective treatment.

What are dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?

Snow shoveling can be hazardous to your heart


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Rutgers’ Washington reached two milestones with Barn win

‘We want to do well because we know there are young eyes looking at us.’

St. Paul Central honors one of its own

NBA vet assumes dual role at Bethune-Cookman


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a bunk bed with striped foam mattress in a prison cell

Shakopee women offenders subjected to crowded, unlawful conditions

While the men’s prisons are working hard to ‘single cell’ all of the men, promoting positive mental health, privacy, and calm, MN DOC and MCF-Shakopee are heinously attacking the women offenders by trying to do the opposite.

How safe can we really be?

Some never tire of abusing Dr. King’s legacy

Arts + Entertainment

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 ‘Missing’ is a dazzling, innovative crime story

Merrick and Johnson have imaginatively concocted a stunning, mind-boggling crime story that unfolds like a series of revealing screenshots.

Author found healing in sharing traumatic experience


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First ‘Black Entrepreneurs Day’ scheduled at State Capitol

‘Black-owned small businesses will take center stage at the inaugural “Black Entrepreneurs Day.’


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NAMI Minnesota launches Hearts+Minds

NAMI Minnesota is launching the new initiative Hearts+Minds, a free wellness program designed to educate and empower individuals to manage their mental and physical health. 

Free sand-salt for sidewalks and streets in Mpls

Go Green

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Melanin in Motion: Embracing the outdoors with purpose 

Melanin In Motion believes that Black bodies in motion are the ‘ultimate expression of freedom.’

Finding light in winter’s darkness

Recycling your food scraps