It is Super Bowl Week. It is Super Bowl L, or for those who have abandoned their ties to the Roman Empire, Super Bowl 50. I have been around for all of these games, the first several of which were rather bland affairs, poorly played and lacking much suspense.
THE BITTER SEASON is by Tami Hoag, a writer who knows her way around the best seller lists. She has earned her placement(s) on the list as she creates hard hitting, emotionally involving tales that usually concern crimes and the mysteries surrounding them.
News of the death of Paul Kantner, formerly of the Jefferson Airplane, reminded me of an early encounter I had with him.
Gaines' connection with Smith changed the trajectory of his career as his music began to fall into place like pieces of a puzzle.
My hometown of Minneapolis was recently captivated by a now-familiar drama that played out on our streets. First, a black man (Jamar Clark) died at th...
The text came late in the afternoon, like a flare to a group of weary organizers in Minneapolis who had spent the final months of 2015 occupying the 4th Precinct police station to protest the fatal shooting of yet another unarmed black man.
There is a great deal of racism and colorism within Hispanic enclaves that goes unnoticed, unreported, and kept in obscurity by other Hispanics who happen to be white (and some POC, too). Why do you think some of us have to start our own platforms to speak about these things?
This country is going through a transformational phase. Radical elements within a shrinking majority want to stop this country from being more inclusive. These radicals reject equality because they fear having to follow the same rules as everybody else.
Back in 1986 Moorhead High (Moorhead, Minnesota) alumni were planning a 10th year reunion. My husband Glenn and I were both members of Moorhead High'...
Los Angeles is a city full of characters, and Phillip King is no exception. A tall man who exudes positivity in his seemingly permanent ear-to-ear smile, Phillip has been bringing his distinct style to different corners of the city for the past few years, becoming something of a fixture for locals.
There are so many local attractions to choose from that it can be difficult to decide which ones to visit during your short time there.
While many adults 50 and over choose to visit the beach, take a cruise or explore Europe during their vacations, some are looking to take the road less traveled and are literally putting their money where their mouth is.
A day of rest? Not so much. We did sleep later than usual, and decided to treat ourselves to a posh breakfast. We wanted sit down food, not takeaway, and curry need not apply. Heading to Waverly place, there's a tourist information store, which sold us a detailed map of Edinburgh.
The 40th Annual National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair will be held August 5th through August 9th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A prism is a transformative object that takes a steady stream of white light and refracts it into its constituent spectral colors. Like magic, the white light is scattered into the colors of the rainbow, showing us the light's inner being and true form.
I was in a nasty bicycle accident about 10 years ago. My wife and I were in the midst of an extensive home remodeling project at the time, and I'd g...