Phillips/Powderhorn


‘Git outta here!’

BY ED FELIEN That’s what it sounds like, “Git outta here!” The Planning Commission last month just approved zoning changes that will ultimately mean the removal of communities of color and those of us who live in the inner city in affordable housing and replace us with Young Urban Professionals…

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Redemption

BY DEBRA KEEFER RAMAGE This holiday season, I am contemplating redemption. I am initially inspired by a nontraditional modern Christmas carol by Bruce Cockburn, dating from an album released in the early 1990s, “Cry of a Tiny Babe.” The chorus proclaims, “Redemption rips through the surface of time in the…

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Prospects for Minneapolis high school hockey

BY TYLER SYNKIEW After graduating 10 seniors in a 9-13-3 2018-2019 season, the Minneapolis boys’ hockey team looks to refocus for the 2019-2020 season. Despite graduating nearly half their varsity team last year, the boys still have 11 upperclassmen this season, including six seniors, many of whom have a couple…

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Up-zoning remembered

BY EARL NETWAL Prior to being elected to the City Council in 1973, I was an elected and active member of the Minneapolis Model City Planning and Policy Board, which was made up of citizen representatives elected by precincts within the Model City area (a broad area roughly between Cedar…

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The future of our trash at Lake Hiawatha

BY KATHRYN KELLY On Nov. 15, an exhibit debuted at The White Page at East 34th Street and Cedar Avenue South in Minneapolis (https://the-white-page.org/). Called “Final Report—Lake Hiawatha—Anthropocenic Midden Survey,” it displays a large collection of trash collected from Lake Hiawatha in South Minneapolis. This collection of trash has been…

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Transactional Analysis

BY TONY BOUZA Once a guy gets to my age, he needs to ask himself whether he’s ever engaged in sexual harassment, in any form: “An unexamined life . . . “ Well? After a mental search, I remembered. It was August 1994. Erica was selling her jewelry at the…

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Hands Off Bolivia

BY SARAH MARTIN & ED FELIEN Fifty people rallied at an emergency response called by several Twin Cities area peace and justice groups to show opposition to the U.S.-supported coup in Bolivia. The protest was held Thursday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. along the sidewalks at Lake Street and Bloomington…

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Welcome, Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg Let’s talk! First, let me say how grateful we are that you have decided to sit at the table. We want you here. You are without any doubt the best representative of the bourgeois liberal faction of the Democratic Party. You are very rich, very experienced with the…

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Cooking with Pride — Staff Recipes

Slow Cooker Stuffing with Extra Veggies This stuffing is packed with flavor and veggies. The veggies are cut small so they don’t overpower the stuffing. This recipe uses the slow cooker to save much coveted oven and stove space for other Thanksgiving goodies. Makes about 12 servings. Ingredients: ¼ cup…

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Remembering Pastor Supt. Vernell Thomas

Pastor Supt. Vernell Thomas has served over 60 years in the ministry and as Pastor of Greater St. Paul Church of God in Christ for 53 years. He began his ministry at age 19 under the leadership of Supt. D.L. Smith of Texas. He moved from Texas to Milwaukee, Wis.,…

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Celebrate Mayday

BY ED FELIEN Please help us celebrate Mayday next spring, on Sunday, May 3, in Powderhorn Park. Like everyone else, we were shocked and saddened by Heart of the Beast’s decision to cancel their participation and organizing of Mayday for next spring. Last January HOBT started telling the press that…

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MaLLy’s Journey to a Smile

BY ZANDER TSADWA 30. To many, the age youth dies. To some, the age you stop caring about looking happy and start caring about *being* happy. This is where MaLLy is at, and he raps with urgency and honesty about growing up, situationships, racism and more while smiling through it…

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