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Black female strength coach a true rarity

Black female strength coach a true rarity

May. 3 | Conclusion of a two-part column   If it’s hard being a Black female coach in any sport, it’s more than likely harder still for a Black female strength coach. Mia Erickson of the Mayo Clinic Performance Center in Rochester, Minn. was the only...

A sports reporter’s spring notebook cleaning

A sports reporter’s spring notebook cleaning

May. 2 | Marlene Stollings’ second hire on her Gopher women’s basketball coaching staff is Nikita (Niki) Dawkins. She is a 23-year coaching veteran who has been a VCU assistant coach the last two seasons and held similar positions at Old Dominion, Michigan...

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

May. 2 | Cookie Cart’s Simone and Ali hard at work on recycling. Cookie Cart, a Minneapolis bakery and nonprofit organization, received a $10,000 recycling grant in January, along with 10 other Hennepin County businesses and organizations. Now they’ll...

A call to action: Help your neighbor

A call to action: Help your neighbor

May. 2 | The winter season 2013 through 2014 returned Minneapolis to the reality of Minnesota winters. We had been spoiled by the relatively mild winter seasons of the past few years I own and operate a snow-removal company. This is the first season where...

Introducing a new column on financial advancement

Introducing a new column on financial advancement

May. 2 | Good credit — is it overrated?   There was a time when cash was king. It seems like those days are long gone and now credit determines everything. Our county, from top to bottom, is built on credit. We need credit to buy a home, a car, to rent...

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

Civil rights tour opened students’ eyes to Black history

May. 2 |  Spring break trip field trip encouraged thoughts of college, attending HBCUs   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Over 40 Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) Black high school students, instead of spending spring break on a sunny beach,...

This week’s cartoon

This week’s cartoon

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A Fierce Green Fire details the history of the environmental movement

A Fierce Green Fire details the history of the environmental movement

May. 1 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A toxic waste landfill in Warren County, North Carolina, a predominantly Black community that “galvanized the nation to talk about environmental racism,” was among the toxic dump sites featured in a recent...

Treating skin of color

Treating skin of color

May. 1 | Conclusion of a 4-part column     Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Certain problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes a disorder...

Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes celebrate sisterhood and bonding

Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes celebrate sisterhood and bonding

May. 1 | Local society chapter is 10 years strong and growing   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes’ members Clara Tims and Allie JacoxPhoto courtesy of Clara Tims The Royal Red Hat Sabathanettes’ April...
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