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More Vikings impressions

More Vikings impressions

Sep. 30 |     According to an inside source, I wouldn’t be too far off when I said to them that there were more Black workers than Black fans at Sunday’s Minnesota-Cleveland football game at the Metrodome. A three-year Black female stadium worker...

Conference shuffle the big news for U-M men’s hockey

Conference shuffle the big news for U-M men’s hockey

Sep. 27 |             New Big Ten league promises much — will it deliver?   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   College sports in recent years have seen conferences either expand or implode both in football and...

Former State Rep. candidate talks about Black leadership

Former State Rep. candidate talks about Black leadership

Sep. 27 | Terra Cole says MN ‘good old boys’ political structure not supportive of women By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Is there a generational gap in local Black leadership? When recently asked, Terra Cole pointed out that she believes there is. With...

An interview with jazz veteran Billy Cobham

An interview with jazz veteran Billy Cobham

Sep. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Billy CobhamPhoto courtesy of publicist Nancy Balik   According to www.whosampled.com, Billy Cobham’s music has been sampled over 40 times, including two signature songs “Red Baron” (sampled...

Central prevails over Washburn on the gridiron

Central prevails over Washburn on the gridiron

Sep. 26 |               St. Paul Central’s football team made a serious statement last week during its 47-25 nonconference football victory over perennial Minneapolis City Conference power Washburn. Before a surprisingly...

Philanthropy for many is simply ‘doing the right thing’ for Blacks

Philanthropy for many is simply ‘doing the right thing’ for Blacks

Sep. 26 | MSR speaks with Minnesota Council on Foundations’ president Trista Harris   By Robin James Contributing Writer   Trista HarrisPhoto courtesy of theMinnesota Council on Foundations Who is Trista Harris? She’s an author, blogger, and self-described...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

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Ramsey county attorney orders study: juvenile sentencing disparity

Ramsey county attorney orders study: juvenile sentencing disparity

Sep. 25 |               Once again, this columnist takes on the silent danger to Blacks in our community. We have heard a lot of discourse over the years about Black male versus White male adults being incarcerated for similar...

Death warrants in Faribault

Death warrants in Faribault

Sep. 25 | State of MN ignores deaths at State prison hospital in Faribault   ”Today there are more African-Americans under correctional control — in prison or jail, on probation or parole — than were enslaved in 1850… Our system of...

New Fed chair must be a proponent of Main Street

New Fed chair must be a proponent of Main Street

Sep. 25 |               By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “The Federal Reserve Chairman is not only one of the most important economic policymakers in America, he or she is one of the most important policymakers...