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Two winning coaches with much in common

Two winning coaches with much in common

Aug. 28 |     GIOVAN JENKINS (Minneapolis Washburn) and SCOTT HOWELL (St. Paul Central) are two of the state’s most successful football coaches with plenty in common. Both were star players for the teams they now coach. Both went on to play at state...

Major League Baseball on the lookout  for Black talent

Major League Baseball on the lookout for Black talent

Aug. 28 |       According to the latest data, 20 percent of Major League Baseball (MLB) Central Office executives are Blacks or people of color. Three of them recently were in town during the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series. Since...

Black & Single Blues, by Dwight Hobbes

Black & Single Blues, by Dwight Hobbes

Aug. 28 |     Life without Lesli was, any way you sliced it, a losing proposition. Sleep, forget about it. It took all the courage he had — frankly, not a lot — to lay on the bed where they’d made love. After the first few nights of tossing,...

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

Aug. 28 |                   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...

The chief reaches out — Harteau meets with Black officers

The chief reaches out — Harteau meets with Black officers

Aug. 28 |     The last couple of months have been challenging for the administration of Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau. She is showing she can meet challenges and seek solutions. The incidents embarrassing to the department — in Apple Valley,...

Why I don’t call  the police

Why I don’t call the police

Aug. 28 |     In a Minneapolis Police Department squad car, this morning: crowded by claustrophobia-like cowardice on a battlefield, reflect on how one can do right and still go wrong. Years back, assaulted on the sidewalk. Call 911. Squad car comes....

We need a change

We need a change

Aug. 28 |     By Marian Wright Edelman Guest Commentator   “Dear President Obama . . . Guns are really easy to get and people think they need them to protect themselves, but most times they’re showing off and making more problems and adding...

Rolling up our sleeves to take  on the achievement gap

Rolling up our sleeves to take on the achievement gap

Aug. 28 |     By Katrice Albert Guest Commentator   It’s not surprising to hear Minneapolis/St. Paul has one of the widest student education achievement gaps — between children of color and White children — in the United States. It’s...

2013 Southside Reunion photo gallery!

2013 Southside Reunion photo gallery!

Aug. 27 | Check out the photos from this year’s Southside Reunion! [imagebrowser id=50] 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...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Aug. 22 | The Music   Diana Ross Wed., Aug. 28, 8 pm • Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 1-800-982-2787 or www.HennepinTheatreTrust.org • The legendary Grammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist named “Female Entertainer of the Century”...
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