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African American and Salish-Kootenai Parker has a uniquely funny take on life

Profile of author and funny man Russell Parker. He draws from his Black and Salish Kootenai roots to find the humor in everyday life



Editor-in-chief discusses the organic nature of his publication and promoting literacy

The semi-retired rapper, better known as Mac Smiff, has used his experience as an artist and passion for writing to try and build WOHM into the go-to publication for Northwest hip-hop lifestyle.



The author's decades of research in the field of neuro- psychopharmacology leads to the controversial conclusion that drug policy rather than drugs is the main problem

Judging by Dr. Carl Hart's background, it's a little surprising he ever made it out of the 'hood, let alone became one of the nation's leading neuroscientists. After all, he grew up in a rough area of Miami, Fla., where, as a teenager, he roamed the streets as a gun-toting drug dealer.



Partnership builds community discussion around Alice Childress's classic play

The Intiman Theatre partners with The Hansberry Project on a new program focusing on Alice Childress' classic 1955 tragedy, "Trouble in Mind."



Besides the rich and famous, the film focuses on youngsters (in grammar school, junior high, high school and college) and their parents

Among the icons who appear in this enlightening documentary directed by James Redford are self-made billionaire Richard Branson, investment house CEO Charles Schwab, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and A-list attorney David Boies.



It's Nov. 4, 2008, and Brooklyn is bristling with anticipation about the impending election returns to see whether or not Barack Obama will be the nation's first African-American president.



Veteran group discusses their evolution, international touring, branding and more

Now the group tours internationally and licenses their music to films, TV shows and video games. On July 20, the group will be performing at the Doug Fir Lounge to commemorate the ten year anniversary of "Spirit in Stone," their debut album.



Haynes sang with the greats -- starting his own vocal groups and a music label

Legendary harmony singer Furman Haynes passed away in Portland, Ore., July 2. A founder member of The Deep Tones, Haynes traveled the world singing with everyone from Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Landford and Count Basie to Johnny Smith's Ink Spots.  He founded a record label based in Portland, and was happily married to the love of his life for 60 years. 



The rapper and his model girlfriend married privately after the birth of their son Sebastian

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose get married privately after the birth of their son Sebastian



Do you find this state of affairs unsettling, or are you so jaded that you accept the notion that everything has a price?

Economists have been referred to by cynics as emotional cripples who know the price of everything but appreciate the value of nothing. Increasingly, the same might be said of people in general as we've come to embrace the commodification of virtually every aspect of human existence.


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