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Two of WNBA’s greatest retire

Two of WNBA’s greatest retire

Oct. 18 | Both Tina Thompson and Katie Smith, the WNBA’s number one and two all-time scorers respectively, announced their retirements during the 2013 season. Thompson, the league’s last original player, was the W’s overall pick in its first-ever draft...

Browns upset Vikings 31-27!

Browns upset Vikings 31-27!

Sep. 25 | It was not supposed to end like this, not the final season of Vikings football at Mall of America Field (the Metrodome), which opened in 1982. The Cleveland Browns traded away their best player, running back Trent Richardson, mid-week to the Indianapolis...

Lions roar, beat Vikings 34-24

Lions roar, beat Vikings 34-24

Sep. 11 | What a difference a year makes. Last year, the Vikings, 10-6, were hungry and focused and determined to turn their program around — and they did. Adrian Peterson, the NFL’s MVP, ran for an incredible 2,097 yards while the team was 4-2 in the NFC...

Legendary guitarist still going strong with new CD — Self-taught virtuoso has recorded over 30 albums

Legendary guitarist still going strong with new CD — Self-taught virtuoso has recorded over 30 albums

Jul. 31 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Earl Klugh’s 60th birthday is this coming September. As a result he is celebrating with his first solo record since 2006. “A birthday gift to me? I didn’t think of it that way,” admits...

New research exposes Detroit’s pre-Underground Railroad history

New research exposes Detroit’s pre-Underground Railroad history

Apr. 24 | The beleaguered city’s slavery past suggests much about its potential future   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Detroit historically has been known as a key stop in the Underground Railroad, visited by Blacks escaping from slavery in the...

Detroit is going under and we need to prepare

Detroit is going under and we need to prepare

Apr. 24 | As we move closer to the warm part of the year, six human beings have died or have been murdered here in the great city of Minneapolis as we are just four months into the year 2013. Once again, we have to plead to our young people to not engage in...

Peterson proving he’s back in a big way!

Peterson proving he’s back in a big way!

Nov. 14 | Adrian Peterson Last January during the Pro Bowl game in Honolulu, many of the players in the game signed a giant get-well card to Adrian Peterson. Lou Lampson, a buddy to the stars, organized it. He knew Peterson’s dapper was down. It was intended...

NFL cream begins to rise

NFL cream begins to rise

Oct. 31 |   GLENDALE, AZ — Here we go! Baseball is done, thankfully, before November with San Francisco sweeping Detroit to capture their second World Series in three years. The NBA starts this week, and the National Hockey League can’t figure out...

Vikings bounce back, beat Cardinals 21-14

Vikings bounce back, beat Cardinals 21-14

Oct. 24 |   Seven games into the 2012 season, the Vikings forged forward with a 21-14 hard-fought win over the Arizona Cardinals. Minnesota is now 5-2 and remained undefeated at home at 4-0. Sunday’s Mall of America Field sellout crowd of 61,068 was...

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Sep. 26 | Everyday Black folks missing from the eco-dialogue By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Tuskegee University hosted the first-ever Black Environmental Thought (BET) conference in 2007. The University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Center hosted...
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