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Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

May. 2 |  Spring break trip field trip encouraged thoughts of college, attending HBCUs   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Over 40 Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) Black high school students, instead of spending spring break on a sunny beach,...

Minnesota honors civil rights legend

Minnesota honors civil rights legend

May. 15 |     Juanita Jackson Mitchell helped reestablish Twin Cities NAACP branches     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Juanita Jackson Mitchell (1913-1992) only lived in St. Paul for four years, but her impact during that stint laid...

Old Log’s Mahalia delivers in song

Old Log’s Mahalia delivers in song

Apr. 3 |     Old Log Theater’s Mahalia, starring Sandra Robinson Hodges with Dianne E’Laine and Sam Reeves Old Log Theater is flaws and all, a winning ticket. This is the second go around for the production, which premiered at Old Log in 1994....

Godfather of Black psychology identifies Black strengths needed to counter harmful impact of mass media

Godfather of Black psychology identifies Black strengths needed to counter harmful impact of mass media

Mar. 6 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Black youth today “have a future of unknown opportunities…and need our support to get there,” said a longtime advocate for youth empowerment at a February 26 Minneapolis Public Schools...

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Feb. 14 |   Through Wed., Feb. 20   Thursday, February 14   7 pm — Saakumu West African Drum and Dance Troupe Performance, Sundin Music Hall, Hamline Univ., 1531 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul The Saakumu Drum and Dance Troupe is one of the leading traditional...

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...

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Nov. 28 | By Gary L. Flowers Guest Commentator   “‘Negro History’ is the missing segment of world history.” — Carter G. Woodson Carter G. Woodson was right when he essentially said that Black history is the missing pages of world history. Never...

Scholars discuss Emancipation Proclamation at University of Minnesota

Scholars discuss Emancipation Proclamation at University of Minnesota

Oct. 11 |   Dr. John Wright (l) Dr. John Wright, Morse-Amoco Distinguished Teaching Professor of Afro-American & African Studies and English at the University of Minnesota, presented his perspective on the preliminary release of the Emancipation...