Sounds Of Blackness
Minneapolis’ fire and police departments will engage in a friendly duel Saturday afternoon — and barbecue will be their weapon of choice! The third-annual “Battle of the Badges and the People’s BBQ” will feature officers from Minneapolis Police, Park Police and firefighters duking it out for the title of “Best Ribs in the City.”
The Sounds of Blackness is releasing its new single, “Black Lives Matter. No Justice No Peace.” Artistic Director Gary Hines told WCCO’s Jerelyn Steele that the group has always had a mission.
The official statewide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day took place at Macalester College in St. Paul.
For more than 43 years, the Grammy Award-winning Sounds of Blackness has provided music that feeds the soul. The group is now auditioning new members at the Sabathani Community Center, something that has not been done for years.
Musicians from the Land of 10,000 Lakes take on 16 songs by the Fab Four in a new CD hitting store shelves Wednesday.