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Giants dominate Packers 37-20

Giants dominate Packers 37-20

Jan. 18 |     GREEN BAY — Will history be kind to the Green Bay Packers, considering they were defending Super Bowl Champions, 15-1, the number-one seed in the playoffs for the first time since 1996, second-highest-scoring team (560 points) in NFL...

We still need help here!

We still need help here!

Jan. 11 | African American children continue to die, and with them our spirits   On Christmas day, December 25, 2011, three-year-old Terrell Mayes, Jr. enjoyed Christmas and the love and warmth of his family. By the late evening of December 26, Terrell...

No contest — Tide rolls over LSU 21-0

No contest — Tide rolls over LSU 21-0

Jan. 11 |   NEW ORLEANS — Be careful when you give someone a rematch. The motivation of the agony of defeat can make a huge difference. We saw it when Muhammad Ali defeated Joe Frazier in the rematch. We saw it when the New York Giants shocked the previously...

Vikings done, NFL  Second Season begins

Vikings done, NFL Second Season begins

Jan. 4 |     PHOENIX — It’s over. The worst season of Vikings football since 1984 has come to an end, 17-13 to the Chicago Bears. Back in 1961 when it all started for the Vikings in Minnesota, they beat George Hallas and the Chicago Bears. Well,...

Respect the Black Press

Respect the Black Press

Jan. 4 |     Is the local Black Press getting its due respect? All the local sports teams know about the MSR,but I often wonder if they really understand our presence in the Twin Cities sports scene. Do the local Black athletes know our history?...

2012: a year of decision, a year of danger

2012: a year of decision, a year of danger

Jan. 4 |   2012 for Black America could be one of the most decisive and dangerous years since the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 and the turbulent days of the Civil Rights Movement (1950s and 1960s), regardless of which party wins in November. The...

2011: preparing for the election of 2012

2011: preparing for the election of 2012

Dec. 28 |   If 2012 is an extension of 2011, there could be hell to pay as both political parties continue their Year of Preparation to obtain the prize each seeks: the presidency of the United States. Each will work hard to defeat the other; that is the...

2011 top sports stories: mostly a year to forget

2011 top sports stories: mostly a year to forget

Dec. 28 |     2011 will be best remembered from the sports scene locally as a year to forget, and indifferent at best. The Twins were just awful to watch, finishing 63-99 — dead last — in the American League. Mega-stars Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau...

Ebony Phoenix Projects plans week-long Kwanzaa revelry

Ebony Phoenix Projects plans week-long Kwanzaa revelry

Dec. 21 |   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer    There aren’t a great many opportunities to do anything for Kwanzaa. It’s not nearly as obscure a practice as it was as recently as 10 years ago; still, even in this area, where a premium is...

Some in Mpls City Hall are hostile to Blacks – Chief Alex Jackson is a target again

Some in Mpls City Hall are hostile to Blacks – Chief Alex Jackson is a target again

Dec. 21 |   My Minneapolis beat continually exposes me to the fact that Black folks are really not liked nor appreciated in some circles in Minneapolis. The latest focus of City leadership is on our Minneapolis Fire Department because of its successful...
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