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Colin Powell embodied the ‘two-ness’ of the African American experience

A scholar explores how the former secretary of state, who died at 84, dealt with what W.E.B. DuBois described as the ‘double-consciousness’ of being Black and American.

We can have both police accountability and safety


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Too much pagan noise in The People’s Stadium!

‘Americans offer up their Sundays as a day of worship of their favorite team, players and sport.’

Arts & Culture

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Be your best as a hotel guest

Americans are traveling again—booking cruises, scheduling vacations, and quick getaways, and attending weddings. Stay abreast on the best social etiquette practices.


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Cold Weather Rule protections

As colder fall weather gets underway, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is reminding Minnesotans of annual Cold Weather Rule protections.


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Black Business Spotlight: CaldToArt Studio

Kenneth Caldwell’s CaldToArt art studio offers art and painting lessons to people of all ages in person, as well as online.

Black Business Spotlight: Wolfpack Promotionals

COVID-19 Info & Resources

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‘Kids Deserve a Shot’ incentive program offers $200 for kids 12-17 to get vaccinated

Kids 12-17 must receive both doses of COVID-19 vaccine before being entered into the drawings.

Health & Wellness

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What we can and must do to mitigate our trauma

Trauma creates physical, psychological, or emotional harm and adverse effects on the individual and/or group’s ability to function.

Go Green

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Hospitals confront climate change as patients sick from floods and fires crowd ERs

‘I think there is recognition among physicians that climate change is likely to continue and worsen over time.’


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Ann Bancroft Foundation offers grants to girls in K-12

Ann Bancroft Foundation has extended its 2021 fall grant cycle to Sunday, October 17, 2021.