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Author shares stories of successful education models

Author shares stories of successful education models

Oct. 23 | Educator says politics should be secondary to educating students   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Dr. Patricia Moore Harbour Any form of meaningful school reform should include all stakeholders, including students, says Dr. Patricia Moore...

Vikings are Giant disappointment!

Vikings are Giant disappointment!

Oct. 23 | ESPN could not be happy with Monday Night’s game, two teams going nowhere with one win and 10 losses combined between them. They delivered the type of performance undeserving of prime time. Or Broadway. Or the National Football League and fans...

Grambling State football in turmoil over athletic conditions

Grambling State football in turmoil over athletic conditions

Oct. 23 | Although the Grambling State football players are back at practice and expect to play the rest of the season, the reasons why they didn’t play last week still remain unresolved. “Although we are going to continue our season, we have not forgotten...

Two Black entrepreneurs take a chance on launching a business

Two Black entrepreneurs take a chance on launching a business

Oct. 18 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The beginning years are often described as the hardest for new business owners. Black-owned businesses are no exception. But the MSR found two new businesses that are off to a promising start. Junita Cathey and...

Two of WNBA’s greatest retire

Two of WNBA’s greatest retire

Oct. 18 | Both Tina Thompson and Katie Smith, the WNBA’s number one and two all-time scorers respectively, announced their retirements during the 2013 season. Thompson, the league’s last original player, was the W’s overall pick in its first-ever draft...

Forklift driver/cook says hard work — not  welfare — saves families

Forklift driver/cook says hard work — not welfare — saves families

Oct. 17 | “Black people,” says Anthony Zeigler, “have always been in a recession. We just deal with it.” When life got tough, you simply hitched up your britches and kept stepping. “When it gets harder to find work, well, you just have to look harder,...

Hoops superstar Tayler Hill gives back to South High

Hoops superstar Tayler Hill gives back to South High

Oct. 17 | Former Minneapolis South girls’ basketball superstar TAYLER HILL, who recently finished her first season as a guard for the WNBA Washington Mystics, gave a free basketball clinic for girls ages 6-14 at her alma mater a couple of weeks ago. Hill,...

This Week’s Cartoon

This Week’s Cartoon

Oct. 16 | Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on StumbleUpon (Opens in new window)Click to email...

Life is cheap

Life is cheap

Oct. 16 | It makes sense to me that the standards for a society are set by people in the highest positions of leadership and responsibility. So when the folks at the top operate in certain ways it can only be assumed it’s out of their perspective or an acceptable...

The Wilfs prevail

The Wilfs prevail

Oct. 16 | Vikings owners make clean sweep   The Vikings and Sports Authority signed their new stadium agreement on October 3rd, resulting in Vikings ownership prevailing on their stated goals regarding the lease agreement, licensing, naming rights,...