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Mike Brown is laid to rest

Mike Brown is laid to rest

Aug. 27 | News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The MSR sent writer Mel Reeves to Ferguson, Missouri to personally observe and report on the aftermath of unrest there following an incident of police violence that left a young Black man dead...

Generation Next tackles the achievement gap

Generation Next tackles the achievement gap

Aug. 27 | Some educators feel left out of the conversation   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Solving current educational problems over the years, especially the achievement and opportunity gaps for Blacks and other students of color in the Twin Cities,...

What happened to the Green Tree?

What happened to the Green Tree?

Aug. 27 | What’s to become of the legacy of Dr. Richard R. Green, a Minnesota educational pioneer?   By Raymond Jackson Contributing Writer   If you’ve ever driven past Richard Green School in South Minneapolis and wondered where the name came from,...

A/1 Contract No. 15-036  INVITATION TO BID – MISCELLANEOUS CONCRETE WORK AT VARIOUS PHA SITES

A/1 Contract No. 15-036 INVITATION TO BID – MISCELLANEOUS CONCRETE WORK AT VARIOUS PHA SITES

Aug. 27 |   A/1 Contract No. 15-036 INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received by the Public Housing Agency of the City of Saint Paul at 261 E. University Avenue, ‘ St. Paul, Minnesota 55130 for MISCELLANEOUS CONCRETE WORK AT VARIOUS PHA SITES,...

Early Black Gopher athlete earned place of honor

Early Black Gopher athlete earned place of honor

Aug. 27 |   If statues of an old sportswriter, a fictional television character, and comic strip figures can be put up all around town and at various sports venues, surely one honoring the U of M’s first Black athlete could be erected and installed outside...

Girls’ basketball clinic gets new leader

Girls’ basketball clinic gets new leader

Aug. 27 |                 Triple Threatt Basketball Clinic participants Twenty-five years ago, LINDA ROBERTS, KATHIE EILAND-MADISON, LISA LISSAMORE, DEB STAMPLEY and PEGGY JACKSON, among others, decided to give back...

Godzilla strikes again

Godzilla strikes again

Aug. 27 | Godzilla, a “radiation-mutated creature” who has been the star of several Japanese-based movies since the mid-1950s, typically stomps its way around smashing things until it is finally subdued. A real-life Godzilla earlier this month got even...

Timberwolves start over again

Timberwolves start over again

Aug. 27 | Well, the worst-kept secret in the NBA finally became reality August 23 when the Timberwolves pulled the switch and traded All-Star Kevin Love to Cleveland. As it turned out, the Timberwolves traded more than just Love. The deal involved three teams:...

St. Cloud: Mayor’s racism apology was damage control-driven, not remorse

St. Cloud: Mayor’s racism apology was damage control-driven, not remorse

Aug. 24 |               By Myrle B. Cooper and Michael A. Davis Guest Commentators   Last January, St. Cloud mayor Dave Kleis admitted in belated, childish and insultingly simplistic terms the community’s well-documented...