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‘Deceptive speed’ gives  outfielder a defensive edge

‘Deceptive speed’ gives outfielder a defensive edge

May. 22 |               There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year,...

Gophers rise up, beat Nebraska

Gophers rise up, beat Nebraska

Oct. 30 | The best football in town easily is being played on the campus of the University of Minnesota. I was at TCF Saturday to witness the 54th meeting between the Cornhuskers of Nebraska and the Gophers. After 16 straight losses dating back to 1963, the...

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Spielberg’s Lincoln begs the question: Where is Fred?

Jan. 9 |     By Marc Morial Guest Commentator   “If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder...

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Lincoln, the movie: What’s missing?

Nov. 28 | By Gary L. Flowers Guest Commentator   “‘Negro History’ is the missing segment of world history.” — Carter G. Woodson Carter G. Woodson was right when he essentially said that Black history is the missing pages of world history. Never...

Scholars discuss Emancipation Proclamation at University of Minnesota

Scholars discuss Emancipation Proclamation at University of Minnesota

Oct. 11 |   Dr. John Wright (l) Dr. John Wright, Morse-Amoco Distinguished Teaching Professor of Afro-American & African Studies and English at the University of Minnesota, presented his perspective on the preliminary release of the Emancipation...