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Sandy Hook tragedy exposes a tragic  double standard

Sandy Hook tragedy exposes a tragic double standard

Jan. 2 |   There were some things about the coverage of the Sandy Hook shootings in Newtown, Connecticut that gave me pause and should give all of us pause. Let me say up front that I believe that this was a very tragic occurrence, and I empathize with...

Why avoid single mothers?

Why avoid single mothers?

Jan. 2 |   Black men have no business looking down on single sistahs with chirren. Long as I’ve been Black, single moms proved a rule, not an exception. Plenty Black men have been, in fact, raised by a single Black woman, busting her hips, all on her...

Letter to the Editor: Why is the superintendent of the MPS silent  on segregation at Richard Green Central?

Letter to the Editor: Why is the superintendent of the MPS silent on segregation at Richard Green Central?

Jan. 2 |   Segregation is happening right in our neighborhood at Richard Green Central Park School. This school is under scrutiny due to the segregation of African American and Latino students. Students are separated and placed into classrooms based upon...

Letter to the Editor: To The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States of America,

Letter to the Editor: To The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States of America,

Jan. 2 |   We know you have been working with Congress to prevent our nation from going over the fiscal cliff. The members of the National Black Chamber of Commerce are heartened to see progress being made, and we hope a workable resolution for the business...

Resolved: to pop ‘information bubbles’  whenever possible in 2013

Resolved: to pop ‘information bubbles’ whenever possible in 2013

Jan. 2 | National columnist Jason Whitlock coined a term for a certain phenomenon back in October. This phenomenon was seen and heard endlessly during the presidential campaign and throughout out President Obama’s first term: claims that he’s not a real...

Vikings clinch playoffs, beat Packers 37-34

Vikings clinch playoffs, beat Packers 37-34

Jan. 2 |   Yes, the Vikings are relevant again. They clinched the final NFC playoff spot Sunday by beating Green Bay 37-34 before 64,134 fans in one of the most electric, pressure-packed Viking games in franchise history. The great Adrian Peterson’s...

Best prep photos of 2012

Best prep photos of 2012

Jan. 2 |   So many pictures to choose from. Here are my favorites from 2012. Keep in mind that the choices have nothing to do with individual or team accomplishments. If I like it, I chose it. Happy New Year.   Mitchell Palmer McDonald welcomes reader...

Gopher women look strong going into 2013 Big 10 conference play

Gopher women look strong going into 2013 Big 10 conference play

Jan. 2 |   All 12 Big Ten women’s basketball squads begin conference play this week with a winning record. Minnesota (11-3) plays at Michigan State Thursday in East Lansing, then at Wisconsin next Sunday. Gopher Coach Pam Borton told the MSR after...

Twin Cities Black Film Festival founder on 10 years of stars and screenings

Twin Cities Black Film Festival founder on 10 years of stars and screenings

Dec. 26 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   (l-r) Screenwriter Stacy Parshall-Jensen and Twin Cities Black Film Festival founder Natalie MorrowPhoto by Charles Hallman Ten years ago, Natalie Morrow wanted to establish an annual Black film screening event...

Just the facts! A lack of diversity in Minnesota sports

Just the facts! A lack of diversity in Minnesota sports

Dec. 26 | I hope you had a great Christmas. This time of year grips me like you cannot imagine. It’s a time of joy and reflection. I have taken to social media at FitzBeatSr., my Twitter handle. No Facebook for me. Again I had the suspicion that hatred is...
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