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Posts tagged with "National Association of Black Journalists"

In memory of three great men

In memory of three great men

Apr. 22 | By Charles Hallman Staff writer   We lost three individuals this April; I personally didn’t know each of them, but came close to meeting one of them. Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr. Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone, Jr. died April 6 of...

Zimmerman trial watch

Zimmerman trial watch

Jul. 24 |           Below is a series of commentaries written by MSR staff writer Charles Hallman exclusively for the MSR Online regarding the George Zimmerman trial. They are being posted several times per week. Charles Hallman welcomes...

Being ‘the Only One’ can render one invisible

Being ‘the Only One’ can render one invisible

Jun. 5 |       The little boy in the 1974 movie Claudine told James Earl Jones’ character that he wanted to be invisible. When asked why, the frustrated youngest son of Diahann Carroll’s character simply replied that since his older siblings...

‘No Black talent on the air’

‘No Black talent on the air’

Dec. 19 | White perspectives dominate local mainstream media   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Black voices are barely heard on local mainstream radio. It’s even worse in local sports radio. “There is no Black talent on the air in the Twin Cities...

Report examines coverage of LGBT issues in  Black, Latino media

Report examines coverage of LGBT issues in Black, Latino media

Oct. 10 |   FIRST OF A TWO-PART STORY By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     A new report from The Opportunity Agenda points out that favorable public opinion about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color is slowly growing...

Acclaimed journalist on civil rights and politics,  past and present

Acclaimed journalist on civil rights and politics, past and present

Feb. 29 |       By Elizabeth Ellis Contributing Writer   Eugene Robinson, a Pulitzer Prize winner for his Washington Post newspaper election coverage of President Obama and a National Association of Black Journalists member, spoke at House...

Red Tails: Theatrical movie tells the tale of the Tuskegee Airmen

Red Tails: Theatrical movie tells the tale of the Tuskegee Airmen

Jan. 18 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Red Tails isn’t the first movie about the all-Black U.S. combat unit who served in World War II, but it might be the best done thus far. The PG-13 film is scheduled for release January 20. “It...

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?...