VIEWS AND REVIEWS In addition to the St. Paul Marbles tournament and the Minnesota Fringe Festival, lots of music and art events are on for this weekend. Minnesota Soul Essence Aims to Create Community by Andy Birkey, Minnesota Monitor LGBT African-Americans to celebrate this weekend. For the love of art (and Henry) by Anne Nicolai, Night and Day Minneapolis festival celebrates African influence on American music by Charles Hallman, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder 2007 Freedom Jazz Festival will feature Afro-Cuban and West African music as well as straight ahead jazz Party in the street with Pizza Luce by Katie Anderson, Uptown Neighborhood News Pizza party on August 11. NEW IN VOICES Emergency response training can prepare residents for disaster by Michael McKee, The Bridge Prospect Park resident urges everyone to take advantage of Community Emergency Response Team training. Even if your house is a mess: it’s never too late to meet your neighbors by Neil Cunningham, Special to the TC Daily Planet How poverty generates violence in the Black community by Mac Walton, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Remember: 25 percent of Black people are poor, and more than 50 percent of Black children are poor by U.S. government standards.