Recent data from the Urban Institute shows that racial disparity in homeownership rates are highest in the Northeast and Midwest, with Minneapolis claiming the biggest divide — a whopping 50 percent difference between Black and White homeownership rates. Panelists at Sister Spokesman's "Keys to Homeownership" on May 5 spoke on such disparities and offered information and … [Read more...]
Join us at Sister Spokesman in June for “The Business of Beauty”! Meet local entrepreneurs who have made their passion for beauty their business.
Visit vendors for “beauty boot camp” and leave feeling fresh and updated outside, and inspired within.
Date: Saturday, June 2 from 12- 4 PM
Location: LifeSource, 2225 West River Road North, Minneapolis, MN 55411
On Saturday, April 7, Sister Spokesman attendees gathered at Northside Achievement Zone in Minneapolis to discuss the impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and learn about college resources and services. The panelists consisted of Dr. Tonya Jackman Hampton, an HBCU alum; Annette Lee of HBCU College Tour, and Aaliyah Hodge, a representative of … [Read more...]
Sister Spokesman's “Let's Talk About It: Mental Health” lived up to its title as an expert panel discussed a wide range of mental health issues at Hallie Q. Brown on Saturday, March 3. Attendees packed the room to hear Marques Armstrong of Hope and Healing Family Counseling; Renita Wilson of Kente Circle LLC and Dr. Roli Dwivedi of Community-University Health Care Center … [Read more...]
Sister Spokesman keeps growing to meet Black women’s needs and interests High praise comes from Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Publisher and CEO Tracey Williams-Dillard when speaking about the Medtronic Foundation, crediting Jacob Gale, the foundation’s vice president of philanthropy, with making a strong effort to support communities of color. The Spokesman-Recorder … [Read more...]
If you missed Sister Spokesman’s “Love Thyself” event on Feb. 3, you missed an afternoon of the uplifting discussion centered on self-love and care. Attendees packed the Woman's Club of Minneapolis room to hear panelists Nicole Pillow, Marquis Armstrong and Nancy Ellis offered poignant information about the importance of loving yourself, sharing personal lessons learned and … [Read more...]