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NAACP activates legal strategy

NAACP activates legal strategy

Jan. 29 |             Local branch joins Doug Mann in Sports Authority law suit   One of the traditional strengths of the NAACP movement has been its shrewd planning for taking legal action against those violating rights...

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Local civil rights leader Matthew Little passes

Jan. 29 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer Matt Little is gone, leaving a legendary legacy. He was widely renowned and will be well remembered as a Civil Rights Era icon who held a soul-deep commitment to empowering the African American community....

Financial disaster for Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

Financial disaster for Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

Jan. 22 | When Douglass Mann filed his motion with the Minnesota Supreme Court, early Friday morning, January 10, 2014, no one knew his motion was being sent to the State Supreme Court, raising serious constitutional issues with regard to the funding of the...

2014 Graduation Event information!

2014 Graduation Event information!

Nov. 14 |   In today’s environment, the obstacles and challenges facing young people, particularly students of color, can be as difficult as navigating a minefield.  This is especially important when you consider that more than one out of three African...

Snowden, Hastings and  surveillance? Were they right?

Snowden, Hastings and surveillance? Were they right?

Jul. 3 |   The ‘here we go again’  relevance for Black America   Young journalists stepped forward to warn again how we continue to lose our government to growing “Big Brother.” Thirty-year-old document leaker Edward J. Snowden has fled...

Patience: When is it no longer a virtue?

Patience: When is it no longer a virtue?

Apr. 24 | Many of us here at the MSR recall being taught by our elders that “Patience is a virtue,” and very often we have found their advice to be true. Often, if we wait and exercise patience, in time what is fair and what is just will prevail. Those...

Jerry Freeman of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder talks about his new novel

Jerry Freeman of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder talks about his new novel

Apr. 3 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   It’s said that those who can, do, and that those who can’t, teach. In the publishing racket, more than one grousing writer would attest that those who can’t do, edit. Not the case with...

No More Excuses

No More Excuses

Jan. 30 | Too many have sacrificed for us to give up now Most of the excuses we make up make it hard for our life on this earth. Everything that really matters we make excuses for: excuses why we won’t go to school, why we don’t listen to our parents, why...

Hip hop classes nurture creative expression

Hip hop classes nurture creative expression

Aug. 8 |   This summer’s round of Hip Hop, History and the Arts came to a close with “Youth Performance Series (Act 5)” on August 3, 6:30 pm at Watershed High School.Photo by James L. Stroud, Jr. By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Arriving...

A Sports Authority chair who understands the Black struggle

A Sports Authority chair who understands the Black struggle

Jun. 27 |    Kelm-Helgen’s civil rights history is a rich one There are names and families that remain strong in the pantheon of the civil rights struggle for freedom and liberty for all in Minnesota, including such names as Newman, Johnson, Humphrey...