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PBS documentary views Thurgood Marshall through a personal lens

PBS documentary views Thurgood Marshall through a personal lens

Jun. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new documentary on the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall will air on public television in October, but a free public preview was aired May 3 at the University of Minnesota’s Ted Mann Concert Hall....

Communities of color bear the brunt of environmental hazards

Communities of color bear the brunt of environmental hazards

Jun. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in June will announce a new “carbon rule.” The “common-sense” rule involves updating toxic air pollution standards, including new monitoring requirements for...

NAACP, St. Paul teachers team up to address Brown’s unfinished business

NAACP, St. Paul teachers team up to address Brown’s unfinished business

Jun. 4 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The St. Paul NAACP branch and the St. Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) recently have joined forces to work on local education issues. “We started talking this [past] winter” with the NAACP on working on...

The rookie and the vet: two new Lynx

The rookie and the vet: two new Lynx

Jun. 4 | There are a few new faces on the 2014 Minnesota Lynx roster  this season. This week’s “View” takes a look at two of them   Asia Taylor Normally. a later-round pick is considered a long shot to make a WNBA roster, yet alone one that virtually...

Africa is open for business

Africa is open for business

May. 29 | Forum touted benefits of investing in East Africa   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Several African-born persons “pitched” their native lands to Minnesotans at a recent African business forum. Commodities, vegetables and machinery...

Blue Chip Basketball offers more talented women atheletes a chance to play

Blue Chip Basketball offers more talented women atheletes a chance to play

May. 29 | After this reporter covered a personal-high three softball games in the same day, which I did two Saturdays ago, covering back-to-back basketball games last Saturday night in downtown Minneapolis was relatively easy as a result. Ashley Ellis-Milan...

Inside the Super Bowl bid

Inside the Super Bowl bid

May. 28 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Organizers of the 2018 Super Bowl, which the National Football League awarded to Minnesota last week, boast that it will be a “public-private partnership” expected to bring millions to the Twin Cities and integrate...

Pam Borton discusses her coaching  past, her Team Women present,  her undetermined future

Pam Borton discusses her coaching past, her Team Women present, her undetermined future

May. 26 | Except for last year, Pam Borton and I have always had an “exit” interview at season’s end. We resumed our tradition last week, but at a local eatery this time and not in her coaches’ office. “I had 12 great years [as Gopher women’s basketball...

Transit riders bring concerns to Met Council

Transit riders bring concerns to Met Council

May. 23 | Routes, fares, shelters among issues raised in community engagement session     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Transit equity means more than additional bus stops or faster trains. Local residents are saying it also means an equitable...

Multi-talented entrepreneur wears many hats

Multi-talented entrepreneur wears many hats

May. 22 | Dentist looks to increase positive images of Black women in the media   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Misee Harris in her early teens wanted to be a dentist. Last year she wanted to be network television’s very first Black Bachelorette....