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My Country ‘Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

My Country ‘Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

Jan. 17 | Ellison’s bio a cutting-edge tale of resisting bias religious and racial   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Unequivocally a singular success, Congressional Rep. Keith Ellison is one of the more fascinating figures in contemporary politics...

The MSR 2013 year in review

The MSR 2013 year in review

Dec. 26 | The local Black press continues to publish stories “from our own lens”   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer This year, 2013, was historic as well as a year-long full of highs and lows: Two MSR reporters were among the national and international...

Confusion widespread on Affordable Care Act

Confusion widespread on Affordable Care Act

Jul. 10 |   Enrollment in new MN health insurance exchange begins in October          By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be in full force sooner rather than later, and U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison...

Clearly, Black Americans can succeed at anything

Clearly, Black Americans can succeed at anything

Jun. 12 |     To all of you feeding your children that fib that we are inferior to White people and will never be successful, please stop the madness. I was talking to someone last night who told me the reason we (African Americans) cannot succeed...

North Minneapolis celebrates Earth Day

North Minneapolis celebrates Earth Day

May. 1 |     People of color most impacted by negative actions in the environment       By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer     On Saturday, April 27, Environmental Justice Advocates of Minnesota (EJAM) and the Minneapolis chapter...

Keith Ellison deserves his own Fox ‘News’ program

Keith Ellison deserves his own Fox ‘News’ program

Mar. 13 | By Isaac Peterson Guest Commentator  [Editor’s note: The MSR welcomes back its former staff writer with timely observations on Congressman Ellison’s controversial run-in with talk-show host Sean Hannity.]   If you don’t keep up with political...

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Feb. 20 | Minnesota doctor Charles E. Crutchfield III has been selected by “The Grio,” a division of NBC News, as one of the “Top 100 Newsmakers Making History in the United States 2013”  for Black History Month. Former honorees  include Michelle...

Congressional candidates’ radio debate ends in name-calling

Congressional candidates’ radio debate ends in name-calling

Oct. 24 |   Fifth-District rivals differ on debating vs. door-knocking   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   With two weeks remaining before Election Day, have the voters in the Fifth District congressional campaign received enough information...

Funding cuts decrease access to books for 21,217 MN children

Funding cuts decrease access to books for 21,217 MN children

Aug. 29 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Children’s literacy programs, especially in low-income neighborhoods, are too often overlooked. However as school began this week, such programs as Reading is Fundamental (RIF) are operating without...

Ellison on taxes, Affirmative Action, gay marriage and reelection

Ellison on taxes, Affirmative Action, gay marriage and reelection

Jul. 11 |     Rep. Keith Ellison MSR file photo By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN), up for reelection this November, has represented Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District since 2007 and is co-chair of the...