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On Whitney Young: our Minnesota national treasure

On Whitney Young: our Minnesota national treasure

May. 8 |     We must deal with ourselves, but you must deal with us, too.”  — Eugene Robinson, Washington Post Pulitzer Prize winner   Seeing The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s fight for civil rights, a documentary film by Bonnie Boswell,...

Hold government, business accountable for keeping our youth from street madness

Hold government, business accountable for keeping our youth from street madness

Mar. 27 | In Minneapolis and St. Paul, it’s time to build opportunity for the African American children. It’s clear that all the recreational things other communities have make a difference in a youth’s life. To begin with, we’ve got to have some real...

A nation in pain, a nation whose heart is broken again

A nation in pain, a nation whose heart is broken again

Dec. 26 | When news began to flash across the airways Friday, December 14, that a tragedy was taking place in Newtown, CT, the magnitude and the heartbreak of this violent and insane action began to sink in. Twenty of the 26 lost lives were six- and seven-year-old...

Affirmative action for teachers

Affirmative action for teachers

Nov. 14 | Too controversial for Minnesota nice?  Conclusion of a two-part story By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer Humboldt High English teacher Shoua Moua…went to the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where a St. Paul-based mentorship program for future...

First Lady calls on America to ‘join forces’ to provide jobs to military spouses

First Lady calls on America to ‘join forces’ to provide jobs to military spouses

Apr. 11 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   First Lady Michelle Obama announced a new private sector commitment to offer jobs for military spouses. During a conference call April 4 with reporters, including the MSR, Mrs. Obama said 11 companies...