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Posts tagged with "Black History Month"

The Good Wife Works – On soul food

The Good Wife Works – On soul food

Apr. 17 |       Filmmaker Byron P. Hurt (born 12/31/69) presented his documentary Soul Food Junkies at Macalester College in St. Paul during Black History Month 2013. The film was also shown at the Merriam Park Branch of the St. Paul Public Library...

March  should be Black Women’s Month

March should be Black Women’s Month

Mar. 6 |     I guess we should be grateful we got Black History Month. To tell you the truth, I have never been particularly one of the grateful who are happy to have whatever they’re handed. My feeling is, so what? Had y’all told the truth about...

Youth-focused Black History Month celebration planned

Youth-focused Black History Month celebration planned

Feb. 20 | Black parents also encouraged to participate   By Youthprise Staff Contributing Writers   “Renewing Hope in the Promise of Minnesota’s Youth” is an opportunity to commemorate Black History Month with a series of events on February...

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Feb. 20 | Minnesota doctor Charles E. Crutchfield III has been selected by “The Grio,” a division of NBC News, as one of the “Top 100 Newsmakers Making History in the United States 2013”  for Black History Month. Former honorees  include Michelle...

U of M honors late MSR senior sportswriter

U of M honors late MSR senior sportswriter

Feb. 14 | Kwame McDonald was highly regarded as educator, activist and friend to many   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team honored the late Kwame McDonald during halftime of Sunday’s Gophers-Illinois...

Minnesotans converge in celebration of Black History Month Expo to feature Black products, services, and fun for all ages

Minnesotans converge in celebration of Black History Month Expo to feature Black products, services, and fun for all ages

Feb. 13 | By Robin James Contributing Writer   Black History Month matters. What’s being lauded as the biggest Black History Month Celebration in Minnesota — the 2013 Midwest Black History Month Expo (MBHE) — is happening at the Saint Paul RiverCentre...

More should be done to honor Kwame McDonald

More should be done to honor Kwame McDonald

Feb. 13 |   Why is it that we Blacks must often wait for the shortest month each year to be honored, to get our accomplishments recognized, to get our heritage respected? Why do we often have to be half-past dead to finally get our bouquets? It took one...

Rondo history takes spotlight at history center

Rondo history takes spotlight at history center

Feb. 6 |     Program recreates Black neighborhood of past for MN youth     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Minnesota History Center Program Assistant Dwight Scott often uses in his classes a former resident’s quote that every time she...

So much for 32 percent Black participation in stadium construction — When will the State deposit its $50M statutory requirement?

So much for 32 percent Black participation in stadium construction — When will the State deposit its $50M statutory requirement?

Feb. 6 |     Vikings People’s-no-new-taxes stadium is unraveling for the African American community. “It’s ours” ballyhoo regarding Minnesota has become “it’s mine” for NFL, the Wizard of Oz behind the Vikings’ curtain. • 32 percent...

Does Black love exist?

Does Black love exist?

Feb. 6 | Welcome to Black History Month 2013. This is a month to enjoy and celebrate the legacy of our ancestors and encourage the development of future leaders. This is a time of not only celebration, but also a time to embrace the greatness of being Black....
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