Malcolm X

  • News

    November 12, 2008

    Minneapolis Somali community facing dark web of murders

    They came to escape civil war, so why are they killing each other in the streets?

  • News

    April 11, 2007

    Dark Star

    Wrong image, wrong religion, wrong city: Meet Brother Ali, hip hop's unlikely savior

  • News

    October 26, 2005

    Black on Black Grime

    The Natalie Johnson Lee/Don Samuels race for city council is one of the nastiest campaigns in local memory

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2005
  • Books

    June 9, 2004
  • Arts

    September 18, 2002

    Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun

    Audiences chew on a film-fest twofer: Central Standard's indie films and Sound Unseen's musical movies

  • Arts

    June 12, 2002

    Timothy Mckinney's Baadasssss Song

    Making art and fighting back: the lowdown on Minnesota's first black feature

  • Music

    October 10, 2001

    Out of Afrika

    A new 15-disc retrospective challenges the listener to separate the legend of Fela Kuti from the musician

  • Restaurants

    April 18, 2001
  • Music

    February 21, 2001

    What It Is

    Atmosphere makes a hip-hop album for people who don't like hip hop

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Artists Of The Year

    From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture

  • News

    December 13, 2000

    Trial & Era

    When Sara Jane Olson goes to court in coming weeks, a Los Angeles jury will be asked to pass judgment on the most divisive time in recent American history.

  • Books

    July 7, 1999

    Will the Circle Be Broken?

    A two-year-old brawl has south Minneapolis's most prominent gym on the ropes

  • News

    July 7, 1999

    Life Sentences

    Teaching Minnesota's student prisoners reveals the power of the pen

  • Music

    March 24, 1999

    The Second Coming

    With three great albums in three years, Steve Earle is riding his country-rock renaissance into bluegrass territory

  • News

    December 30, 1998
  • News

    November 25, 1998

    Portrait of the Artist as a Killer

    The Art of Murder or How to Take a Friend's Life Without Really Trying. Acclaimed artist Carl Wesley, a.k.a. Inmate 198369, wrote the book.

  • News

    November 4, 1998

    The Life of Brian Herron

    Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.

  • News

    June 24, 1998

    Not in our Backyard

    Scott Paulson was sick of his stepson's complaints about a white posse beating up his black friends. Then the phalanx of trucks pulled up on his lawn.

  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Draft Dodger

    U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug is playing hard to get, but DFL insiders say he's in the race for attorney general

  • Arts

    February 25, 1998

    A Choice of Weapons

    After a hardscrabble life in the Depression, Gordon Parks picked up a camera instead of a gun. But as a massive retrospective of his work reveals, his sympathies have often remained with those who went the other way.

  • News

    December 31, 1997

    Artists Of The Year

    We list the best of the best of 1997.

  • News

    July 9, 1997

    Officer Down

    Typically, prosecutors would be all over a case involving someone suspected of trying to run down a cop