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For these athletes, ‘being Black while swimming’ is no joke

For these athletes, ‘being Black while swimming’ is no joke

Apr. 28 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year, the MSR...

Online network will ease access to after-school programs in Mpls

Online network will ease access to after-school programs in Mpls

Apr. 27 | Fatima Muhammad hired to head project   The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (YCB) has announced that it is developing an online network aimed at linking parents, caregivers and young people to after-school programs available throughout Minneapolis. The...

State of hockey? Caution!

State of hockey? Caution!

Apr. 27 | Recently the University of Connecticut captured both the Men’ and Women’s NCAA Basketball National Championships. It’d only been done twice, and both times the Huskies have done it. Two weeks later, Minnesota had a great opportunity to match...

Help! We need family therapy

Help! We need family therapy

Apr. 26 |               As a mental health professional and someone who has deep concern for Black people and our future, I cannot stress the importance of family. The family unit is the foundation for your future. Whenever...

It’s hard being a Black coach — and harder  yet as a Black female coach

It’s hard being a Black coach — and harder yet as a Black female coach

Apr. 26 |               First of two parts   The firing drum that has slowly banged for Mike Woodson since mid-winter reached its crescendo Monday when he was fired as New York Knicks head coach. The final drumbeat came...

I remember when the community supported us

I remember when the community supported us

Apr. 25 |               By Lovell Oates Contributing Writer   Second in a series   Last week: I remember these things because the times were very different in these institutions when the community would stop by and...

Condoleezza Rice: war criminal, race hustler

Condoleezza Rice: war criminal, race hustler

Apr. 25 |               There are a myriad of reasons why Condoleezza Rice was a bad choice to speak at the University of Minnesota on Keeping Faith with a Legacy of Justice: the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights...

The continuing battle of Sgt. Michael Keefe

The continuing battle of Sgt. Michael Keefe

Apr. 25 | And the disappearance of  Black police officers from the MPD               See my August 29, 2007 column regarding the courageous battle waged by Lt. Michael Keefe of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), “A...

Some class sizes reduced in new  St. Paul teachers’ contract

Some class sizes reduced in new St. Paul teachers’ contract

Apr. 25 | Trust an ongoing issue between teachers, district   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The St. Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) and St. Paul Public Schools (SPPS) both cite “seven community-developed priorities” in the three-year...

Biased news coverage benefits only the bigots

Biased news coverage benefits only the bigots

Apr. 25 |               A State legislative audit released earlier this year offered some options for strengthening the State’s four councils of color that advocate for Blacks, Asians, Latinos and Native Americans. Unfortunately,...