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First Black member of the Minneapolis Club honored

First Black member of the Minneapolis Club honored

Aug. 5 | It recently came to the attention of officers of the Minneapolis Club that some of its previous members were not represented among the photos of the club’s membership hanging on its walls, including the club’s first African American member, Cecil...

MSR celebrates Minnesota’s Black businesses

MSR celebrates Minnesota’s Black businesses

Sep. 25 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Founded in 1934 by Cecil E. Newman, the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder (MSR) this summer entered its 79th year of publishing the state’s oldest Black weekly newspaper. Tracey Williams-Dillard, granddaughter of Newman,...

Sep. 12 | Click the link below to watch the documentary about the MSR’s founder: A Black History Chronicle Exclusive — Cecil E. Newman: The Friendship, the Life and the Legacy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wczy3JtTmVg         Share:Share...

Tone down the rhetoric on Black museum’s money problems

Tone down the rhetoric on Black museum’s money problems

Sep. 12 |   Who would ever say that the legendary and renowned Dorothy Bridges would be involved in harming her legacy and imprint on a community bank, Franklin National Bank, which has done so much for the African American community under her leadership? Thus...

Cecil E. Newman documentary honors MSR founder’s birthday

Cecil E. Newman documentary honors MSR founder’s birthday

Jul. 18 | Beginning Wednesday, July 25, A Black History Chronicle Exclusive — Cecil E. Newman: The Friendship, the Life and the Legacy, a documentary produced by ShenaBarber.com Productions, will air on a number of websites and local cable channels. This...