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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...

Sports highlights, plus banished words of 2012

Sports highlights, plus banished words of 2012

Dec. 26 | WNBA Finals MVP Tamika CatchingsPhoto by Charles Hallman Two members of our MSR sports experts’ panel recently released their 2012 best sports stories. Nate Parham of Swish Appeal places at the top of his list the Indiana Fever winning the 2012...

Mentors needed to model success

Mentors needed to model success

Jul. 11 |     Kids enjoy a 100 Strong Who Care event. Photo courtesy of MPS   To be a mentor these days, especially to Black youngsters, doesn’t take a lot of academic letters behind one’s name. It just takes someone committed to the next...

‘Colorblind racism’: Language of sports filled with barely disguised bigotry

‘Colorblind racism’: Language of sports filled with barely disguised bigotry

Jun. 27 | A memorable scene from Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing is Lee character’s argument with a White man over the latter not recognizing the Black players he liked, such as Magic Johnson, as being just as Black as Lee is. The late Kirby Puckett was...

Thunder can’t turn the Heat off!

Thunder can’t turn the Heat off!

Jun. 27 |             MIAMI — For all those who pulled against LeBron James because he made a decision that you disagreed with for his future — this one’s for you. I was really kind of surprised at the nearly 3-1 margin...

Heat again lead  NBA Finals 2-1

Heat again lead NBA Finals 2-1

Jun. 20 |     MIAMI — Not many teams win NBA Finals games shooting 37 percent. However, the Miami Heat have rallied; after droppinggame one of the Finals 105-94, the Heat have taken a two-games-to-one lead by calming the Oklahoma City Thunder in...

Heat and Thunder promise stormy NBA Finals

Heat and Thunder promise stormy NBA Finals

Jun. 13 |     OKLAHOMA CITY — Miami returns to the NBA Finals stage after finishing off the Boston Celtics in a dramatic game seven (101-88)  to capture their second straight Eastern Conference title. The Big Three — yes, Miami is again knocking...

My choice for 2012 MVP: Kevin Durant

My choice for 2012 MVP: Kevin Durant

Apr. 18 |     Not only did the NBA lockout shorten the 82-game regular season to just a 66-game sprint. It also has made picking the 2012 NBA Most Valuable Player a virtual toss-up. Usually the team with the top player on the league’s best regular-season...