Rozenia Fuller, a member of the executive board of the Hennepin County Mental Health Advisory Council, explained the ways in which these race-based adversities in U.S. history affect African Americans today when they seek help for mental health issues.Barriers to Black mental health: Part III Read More
Although the ways in which individuals in the African American community treat mental illnesses, coupled with community judgement and attitudes, affects the level of medical literacy African Americans have when they seek help for mental illnesses, there is also the problem of culture biases and a lack of cultural literacy among mental healthcare professionals.Barriers to Black mental health: Part II Read More
The project will be built in North Minneapolis and is predicted to provide clean energy at a lower cost to local subscribers as well as training North Minneapolis residents for jobs in the solar industry.Solar Garden may reduce energy for low-income residents Read More
Many African Americans are not receiving the treatment they need from the mental healthcare system. And while there are problems with the system that put African Americans at a disadvantage, there are issues at the individual and community level that also hinder them from getting the help they want and need.Barriers to Black mental health Read More
Faatemah Ampey is an award-winning hairstylist and educator on beauty who spent her childhood in Maplewood and St. Paul. Ampey, who currently resides in St. Paul, is writing a book with the intent of empowering young Black women and girls by encouraging them to wear their natural hair.Celebrity stylist urges girls to love themselves the way they are Read More
On Saturday, August 1, friends, supporters and contributors of the oldest African American-owned business in Minnesota gathered at St. Croix Boat & Packet on 525 Main Street South in Stillwater to commemorate 80 years of continuous publication of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) with a riverboat cruise celebration.MSR river cruise celebrated 80 years of publishing Read More
Local prep star works to ‘raise his game’ for collegiate play Cretin-Derham Hall’s Jashon Cornell garnered national attention from many of the best collegiate football programs in the nation …Local prep star works to ‘raise his game’ for collegiate play Read More
On Friday, July 17 a healing ceremony took place at a proposed commemorative plaza at the corner of Concordia Avenue and Fisk Street in Saint Paul in order for everyone who had a role in the destruction of the Rondo Community to be given the opportunity to acknowledge their role and apologize.
On the following Saturday, July 18, vendors, entrepreneurs, members and friends of that community gathered at the Rondo Education Center’s Outdoor Field on 560 Concordia Avenue to bring back a sense of community, togetherness, pride and reunion from the old Rondo community.