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Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Aug. 14 |     TAYLER HILL was back where her storied high school career as a guard for Minneapolis South ended in style four years ago. Only this time, the 2009 McDonald’s All-American and Miss Basketball came back to the Target Center as a member...

WNBA rookies learn the ropes

WNBA rookies learn the ropes

Aug. 14 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Wearing a visitors’ uniform in her hometown is nothing new for Tayler Hill. Although she wore the Washington Mystics’ red road colors in the August 8 game against Minnesota, the host crowd warmly...

Chief Harteau announces dialogue — A public dialogue? Really?

Chief Harteau announces dialogue — A public dialogue? Really?

Aug. 14 |     The last time we were with you, we were talking about the racism travel brochure of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), including stops in Minneapolis, Green Bay, Wisconsin and Apple Valley, Minnesota. Let’s hope for the future...

Democrats being against Republican policies — Allowed wrong argument in favor of Trayvon Martin

Democrats being against Republican policies — Allowed wrong argument in favor of Trayvon Martin

Aug. 14 |     Because of Civil Rights Activists and leaders in the Democrat party the wrong argument was made that could have sent Zimmerman to jail for the rest of his life. I teach the Permit to Carry Gun class in Minnesota. Our team has taken over...

Making history…again

Making history…again

Aug. 14 |     By Benjamin Todd Jealous  Guest Commentator   Remember the March on Washington? August 28, 1963, tens of thousands of activists on the National Mall: a preacher’s son from Atlanta talking about his dream for the country. We don’t...

Barack Obama needs to free Marissa Alexander

Barack Obama needs to free Marissa Alexander

Aug. 14 |     The problem is not the Stand Your Ground law. It’s with its application. A cowardly predator like George Zimmerman can hide behind the statute, but, Marissa Alexander got 20 years. This is, as anyone can tell you, because Zimmerman...

Lewis speaks to RBI participants

Lewis speaks to RBI participants

Aug. 13 |     It was only a few minutes, but Wendy Lewis had a room full of young ladies hanging on her every word. “I saw myself in all of you,” said Lewis, the senior vice president of Major League Baseball Diversity and Strategic Alliances...

St. Paul Public Schools invests over $1 million in California-based equity training — Evidence of reduced Black suspensions still inconclusive

St. Paul Public Schools invests over $1 million in California-based equity training — Evidence of reduced Black suspensions still inconclusive

Aug. 7 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   St. Paul Public Schools (SPPS) in 2010 began a five-year training plan to improve racial equity “at all levels” of the district. This year, the SPPS board voted five-to-one July 16 to...

El-haqq Zayid moves from ’hood doctorate to college degree — He cites ‘institutional racism’ as the  biggest obstacle to his progress

El-haqq Zayid moves from ’hood doctorate to college degree — He cites ‘institutional racism’ as the biggest obstacle to his progress

Aug. 7 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   You needn’t be paranoid to believe the powers that be are out to get you. In fact, under some conditions it’s readily identifiable and a sensible conclusion. Consider El-Haqq Zayid, who...