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In the matter of Susan Rice: Let the president govern. Please!

In the matter of Susan Rice: Let the president govern. Please!

Nov. 28 | As war rockets explode in Israel and Gaza, there is a great need for American leadership and diplomacy to be there working for peace. The world needs American firmness, clear vision and leadership. To create this, the president — any president...

There’s nothing else quite like  Black college football

There’s nothing else quite like Black college football

Nov. 28 | I’ve attended my share of Gopher football games over the years, but those games are mostly anti-climatic and the home school band painfully plays the same tired old songs. I have yet to see in person a Black college football game, but a good friend...

Bears smack Vikings to regain first place

Bears smack Vikings to regain first place

Nov. 28 | CHICAGO — On a spectacular sun-splashed Sunday in my hometown of Chicago at historic Soldier Field, the Vikings had their bubble of expectation busted by the monsters of the Midway, the Chicago Bears — Bears 28, Vikings 10. It was more like a...

Motivational speaker transfers NBA skills to the business world

Motivational speaker transfers NBA skills to the business world

Nov. 28 | Walter Bond teaches audiences the importance of connecting By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Walter BondPhoto by Charles Hallman After leaving the NBA, Walter Bond was told he didn’t have enough experience during his job searches. “We’re...

The growing contingent workforce: Contract work can present new opportunities

The growing contingent workforce: Contract work can present new opportunities

Nov. 28 | With 35 percent of U.S. companies relying on smaller staffs since the recession, the landscape of the labor market is changing substantially and more employers are beginning to emphasize the contingent, flexible workforce. A recent survey from CareerBuilder...

First annual Baraza conference ‘a huge success’

First annual Baraza conference ‘a huge success’

Nov. 15 | Event launches movement to improve Black women’s health and wellness   Part 2 — see part one in the current print edition of the MSR By Robin James Contributing Writer The October 6 Baraza Conference presentation by Dr. BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya,...

Obama wins! Historic second term for the president

Obama wins! Historic second term for the president

Nov. 14 | The 2012 presidential election proves 2008 was not a fluke nor an accident. The 2012 election demonstrates the peril of all-White “dream teams” with mostly White door knockers in the field. When will the Republicans accept “representative democracy”...

A post-election mobilization agenda

A post-election mobilization agenda

Nov. 14 |           By Julianne Malveaux Guest Commentator   Before the president takes the oath of office for a second time, African Americans should mobilize around these issues:   Sequestration Unless the Democrats and...

Will loss of UROC visionary deter its mission?

Will loss of UROC visionary deter its mission?

Nov. 14 | N. Mpls center continues outreach as its founding leader moves on By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Since discussions with community leaders were first initiated in 2005 and after its doors opened in 2009, the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement...

Men should not tolerate abuse either — of any kind

Men should not tolerate abuse either — of any kind

Nov. 14 | There are forms of domestic abuse other than being beaten. And women are, by no means, the only victims of emotional and mental abuse. When they pull that old line about “I really appreciate a guy who is sensitive and thoughtful” and so on and...
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