Minnesota’s Only Black-Owned Comic Book Store Focuses On Inclusion, Building CommunityEver since he was a child, comic books have always been an escape for Eric Childs. It’s a passion he’s now able to share in his own store, where he’s making space for lesser known creators to be found next to some of his childhood favorites.
Keiona Cook Works To Bind Community Together Again, One Stitch At A TimeCook is a proud graduate of North High in North Minneapolis and Savannah College of Art and Design. She now heads up Lovely's Sewing, a downtown Minneapolis program for kids from all over the Twin Cities.
Local Organization Black Men Teach Works To Create 'Generational Change'In 2017, a state report showed that of the nearly 64,000 teachers in Minnesota, 875 were black. That's less than 2%. And there are even fewer black men in our classrooms.
Mpls. Music Legend J.D. Steele's New Documentary Captures Elder Voices On Systemic RacismA documentary produced by Minneapolis music legend J.D. Steele hopes to stimulate dialogue about systemic racism.
TVP Basketball's Terez VanPelt Works To Help Youth And Staff DevelopThe mission of TVP Basketball is to help youth and staff develop personally and professionally through the game of basketball.
Minnesota's Black History Comes Alive In Several Online ExhibitsBlack History Month is a good time to dig deeper into the struggles Black people endured, and are still enduring, in the search for equality.
CBS Sports To Air New Earl 'The Pearl' Monroe Documentary As Part Of Black History Month CelebrationThe network has a full lineup of programming planned for Black History Month beginning on February 1 which will feature the airing of a new documentary on NBA Hall of Famer Earl "The Pearl" Monroe.
Walter Banks Recognized For Over 40 Years As On-Air DJ At KMOJA broadcasting trailblazer is being honored Monday for more than 40 years of service to the community.
Finding Minnesota: African American Heritage Museum And Gallery In MinneapolisThe Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery is relatively new, and it's the only museum of its kind in the state.
'It Brings Them To Life': Twin Cities Doctor, Painter Spotlights Negro League PlayersForty images are on display at CHS Field in St. Paul, and he has nearly 200 in all. Dr. Charles Crutchfield III says he is planning to expand the exhibition.
Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle Receive Harvard Black Culture AwardsFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle were among eight people saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.
Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month In MinnesotaHere are exciting ways to celebrate Black History Month in Minnesota.
Black History Month: 5 Destinations For African American Culture & HistoryFive recommended American cities to visit during Black History Month.
Dayton Declares February 'Black History Month'"Black History Month encourages all Minnesotans to come together, reflect on our collective past, and reveal its impact on present conditions."
Former U Students Talk Societal Impact Of Morrill Hall TakeoverIt's one of the most pivotal moments in the University of Minnesota's history, and you may not even know about it.