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White students’ discrimination complaints at MCTC create atmosphere of censorship

White students’ discrimination complaints at MCTC create atmosphere of censorship

Feb. 21 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Some believe that the administrative decision surrounding a Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) English professor who received a reprimand last year may have “far-reaching ramifications” for...

Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Aug. 14 |     TAYLER HILL was back where her storied high school career as a guard for Minneapolis South ended in style four years ago. Only this time, the 2009 McDonald’s All-American and Miss Basketball came back to the Target Center as a member...

El-haqq Zayid moves from ’hood doctorate to college degree — He cites ‘institutional racism’ as the  biggest obstacle to his progress

El-haqq Zayid moves from ’hood doctorate to college degree — He cites ‘institutional racism’ as the biggest obstacle to his progress

Aug. 7 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   You needn’t be paranoid to believe the powers that be are out to get you. In fact, under some conditions it’s readily identifiable and a sensible conclusion. Consider El-Haqq Zayid, who...

Mpls to build 100 green  homes on city’s North Side

Mpls to build 100 green homes on city’s North Side

May. 29 |   Welcome, MSR readers, to a new section you will see appear regularly in these pages, something we call Green2Green. Most of you by now have heard of the green movement to clean up our planet, stop the waste of precious natural resources, and...

Twin Cities Black Film Festival founder on 10 years of stars and screenings

Twin Cities Black Film Festival founder on 10 years of stars and screenings

Dec. 26 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   (l-r) Screenwriter Stacy Parshall-Jensen and Twin Cities Black Film Festival founder Natalie MorrowPhoto by Charles Hallman Ten years ago, Natalie Morrow wanted to establish an annual Black film screening event...

In final analysis, Title IX created  ‘unprecedented opportunities’

In final analysis, Title IX created ‘unprecedented opportunities’

Dec. 19 |   After 40 years of existence, Title IX still raises the hair on the necks of those critics who strongly feel the federal law hurts men’s sports. These naysayers continue to propagandize this lie. However, more often than not it seems that...

Black RN starts health academy to  increase profession’s diversity

Black RN starts health academy to increase profession’s diversity

Sep. 5 |   Even with stellar success, she struggles to keep school open By Vickie Evans-Nash Contributing Writer   Rachelle Simmons has been a nurse for 23 years. “I grew up in St. Paul’s Summit/University neighborhood. And I always knew the...

We need Black solutions to Black problems – Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

We need Black solutions to Black problems – Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

Nov. 16 |     “Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.”            — A. Philip Randolph   Unless you are Herman Cain, you know that the Civil Rights Movement was ignited by young people tired of going through...