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RBI reporter’s notebook

RBI reporter’s notebook

Aug. 21 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   For the third consecutive year, the MSR was the only local media at both the 2013 RBI Baseball and Softball World Series. As a result, we had unencumbered access to the players, coaches and officials...

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Aug. 7 |     Baseball has existed for over a century, but among inner-city children it’s almost non-existent. Why isn’t this sport as popular as football and basketball, especially given baseball’s potential to offer the successful player both...

Jimmy Lee gets ‘overdue’ induction into High School Hall of Fame

Jimmy Lee gets ‘overdue’ induction into High School Hall of Fame

May. 22 | Only known photo of Jim “Jimmy” Lee with his teams as shown on overhead projector at induction ceremonyPhoto by Charles Hallman      Jim “Jimmy” Lee posthumously “crossed the threshold” Sunday as the only Black member of...

How is Dred Scott connected to MN history?

How is Dred Scott connected to MN history?

Feb. 27 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Many people don’t know that for a time, Dred Scott lived in Fort Snelling, where he met and married his wife, Harriet Robinson. Local community member Frank White and others are working to see this knowledge...

Rondo history takes spotlight at history center

Rondo history takes spotlight at history center

Feb. 6 |     Program recreates Black neighborhood of past for MN youth     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Minnesota History Center Program Assistant Dwight Scott often uses in his classes a former resident’s quote that every time she...

St. Paul native spearheads projects highlighting Black achievement — Rondo, Toni Stone, Jimmy Lee, Dred Scott left imprint  on Minnesota history

St. Paul native spearheads projects highlighting Black achievement — Rondo, Toni Stone, Jimmy Lee, Dred Scott left imprint on Minnesota history

Jan. 30 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Black folk and their accomplishments in Minnesota too often have been overlooked or undervalued, believes Frank White. For several years now White has been working on several civic projects to spotlight...

‘Long overdue’  Black museum  dedicated

‘Long overdue’ Black museum dedicated

Jun. 6 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Roxanne Givens’ dream of a Black museum finally became a reality as the Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM) was formally dedicated last weekend. Those present for the ceremony agreed they were...