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Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

May. 2 |  Spring break trip field trip encouraged thoughts of college, attending HBCUs   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Over 40 Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) Black high school students, instead of spending spring break on a sunny beach,...

My New Year wishes are for good public policies

My New Year wishes are for good public policies

Jan. 15 |             By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Happy New Year! January first and second are the days when most think of the “new” year, yet with the first Monday in January falling on January 6, that’s...

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Jan. 15 |   The only thing I like about a proposed “Eddie Robinson Rule” for college sports hiring is that it is being named for the late Grambling football coach. Otherwise, if the proposed law is modeled after the NFL’s Rooney Rule, I’m afraid...

Black college football takes a beating

Black college football takes a beating

Dec. 2 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Another black eye for Black college football? First we shockingly learned of the horrific locker-room conditions that ultimately forced the Grambling football players to stop playing for at least a few days....

A father’s investment pays off

A father’s investment pays off

Sep. 19 | Recruitment for college volleyball does not come cheap   All four volleyball teams at the September 6-7 early season tournament at the Sports Pavilion each had exactly one player of color: Daly Santana (Minnesota), Marquita Marshall (Ball State),...

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids  to grow future leaders

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids to grow future leaders

Aug. 14 |       The idea for the Run & Shoot High School Basketball League came about three years ago, says its founder-director. He didn’t know at the time where it would lead. When Dunwoody Academy moved into North High’s building in...

Zimmerman trial watch

Zimmerman trial watch

Jul. 24 |           Below is a series of commentaries written by MSR staff writer Charles Hallman exclusively for the MSR Online regarding the George Zimmerman trial. They are being posted several times per week. Charles Hallman welcomes...

There’s nothing else quite like  Black college football

There’s nothing else quite like Black college football

Nov. 28 | I’ve attended my share of Gopher football games over the years, but those games are mostly anti-climatic and the home school band painfully plays the same tired old songs. I have yet to see in person a Black college football game, but a good friend...

HBCU coaches tend to see athletes as students first

HBCU coaches tend to see athletes as students first

Nov. 21 |   The latest NCAA graduation rates report shows that overall Division I student-athletes graduate at 80 percent, but the oft-overlooked fact is that Black student-athletes graduate at least 20 percent lower than their White counterparts. Even...

What has President Obama done for Blacks?

What has President Obama done for Blacks?

Sep. 20 |   Affordable Care Act, HBCU investment top some advocates’ lists By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Since Barack Obama took office four years ago as the first Black president in U.S. history, he has been criticized by many Blacks for...