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Check out the pics

Check out the pics

Jan. 23 | With Johnson and Central playing for St. Paul City Conference bragging rights in boys’ basketball (at the time of this publication), here are some boys’ basketball pictures from this season and one from the past, along with the following descriptions: 1....

Mpls native converts success as player into coaching know-how

Mpls native converts success as player into coaching know-how

Jan. 23 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Kachine AlexanderPhoto by Charles Hallman Her players haven’t as yet called her “Coach,” but Kachine Alexander says she can’t wait for one of them to challenge her to a game of one-on-one. “I...

Bobby Z presents 2nd annual benefit concert for heart health

Bobby Z presents 2nd annual benefit concert for heart health

Jan. 22 |   Bobby Z’s organization My Purple Heart and the American Heart Association will present the 2nd  Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! on Saturday, March 9, 8 pm, at First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. Robert Rivkin, a.k.a. Bobby Z, is the...

Press conference on Mpls high school racial incident held at MSR

Press conference on Mpls high school racial incident held at MSR

Jan. 22 |   A press conference about a recent racially charged incident at Washburn High School in Minneapolis was held Tuesday, January 22 at the MSR office. As told in a press release issued by Minneapolis Public Schools, on Friday, January 11,...

MLK Holiday Event Calendar 2013

MLK Holiday Event Calendar 2013

Jan. 17 |   Friday, January 18   7 pm, Friends School presents the 2013 MLK Celebration, The O’Shaughnessy, 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul • Free• 651-917-0636 or www.fsmn.org   Saturday, January 19   8 am — 2 pm, Fifth Annual Power of...

Django Unchained director really loves Black people!

Django Unchained director really loves Black people!

Jan. 17 |     Check out this photo in W Magazine: Quentin Tarantino defends his use of the “N” word, but is he really about the “E” word — exploitation? Write your own caption for this magazine photo and post it on our Facebook FAN PAGE for...

Stadium equity plan not yet a reality

Stadium equity plan not yet a reality

Jan. 16 |   Is a 32 percent people-of-color workforce goal overly optimistic?   News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The plans are in full swing for the new $975 million Vikings stadium. And yet again many in the Black community hold...

Northside pastors partner to increase number of Black homeowners

Northside pastors partner to increase number of Black homeowners

Jan. 16 |   Habitat for Humanity focuses on eight-block N. Mpls area damaged by tornado   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Homeownership among Blacks on the Northside has been waning in recent years, first because of the mortgage foreclosure crisis,...

Entrepreneur turns fetish into business opportunity

Entrepreneur turns fetish into business opportunity

Jan. 16 |   Divas in Motion brings unique shoe styles to Twin Cities   By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer   Divas in Motion is a small, intimate boutique located on the corner of 60th Street and Nicollet Avenue in South Minneapolis. It specializes...

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Jan. 16 |   Apparently based on recent events, two suggested prerequisite courses for all college studentathletes at all three NCAA division schools should be, first, an English class on the true meaning of the word “no,” and second a class on “making...
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