7/21/2019, 11:25pm

Minneapolis Black Business Week celebrates local entrepreneurs

Mary Taris, publisher and CEO of Strive Publishing, which publishes black authors of children and young adult literature centered around African American culture, said she connected with Black Business Week to raise awareness about the presence of black publishers in the Twin Cities.

7/16/2019, 9:21pm

Ska-U-Mah: UMN creates new reggae institute

“In the 21st century, a music school should be more inclusive,” said Paul Shaw, a Jamaican classical pianist and professor in the School of Music. “It shouldn’t just be limited to the conservatory model … where you study theory and classical traditions.” 

7/9/2019, 9:47pm

Higher education policy a focus of Democratic presidential primary

Debt and the cost of college are the focus of several Democratic presidential candidates' campaigns ahead of the 2020 Democratic primary. Policy statements range from offering student loan refinancing at lower interest rates to canceling all student debt. Some candidates have proposed no-cost community college, while others seek to make all public colleges tuition free.