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U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

U of M takes on Minnesota’s school achievement gap — Community organizations collaborate on Northside research

Aug. 14 |   First of a two-part story   By Lauretta Dawolo Towns Contributing Writer Last spring’s edition of Connect, a quarterly newsletter of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), announced a major...

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids  to grow future leaders

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids to grow future leaders

Aug. 14 |       The idea for the Run & Shoot High School Basketball League came about three years ago, says its founder-director. He didn’t know at the time where it would lead. When Dunwoody Academy moved into North High’s building in...

Project Sweetie Pie: Teens get fresh food in North Minneapolis

Project Sweetie Pie: Teens get fresh food in North Minneapolis

Aug. 7 |     By Stephanie Fox Contributing Writer   It began in 2010, with sweet potato pies and a new idea. The new idea was to create sustainable agriculture in the heart of the city, letting kids learn to grow vegetables and then (the new...

All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

Aug. 7 |     The Minnesota Twins last week kicked off the team’s apparent year-long promotional blitz on their hosting of the 2014 All-Star Game. It is their third time being hosts at three different venues: the old and gone Metropolitan Stadium...

Patrick Henry valedictorian sets her own course rather than follow the crowd

Patrick Henry valedictorian sets her own course rather than follow the crowd

Jun. 26 | Her example refutes stereotype of young Black women By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   One has to wonder whence the next Michelle Obama will come. After all, it’s apt to be quite a while until we see another Black president — of either...

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...

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

May. 15 |     By Donald Allen Contributing Writer   The Minnesota House of Representatives have enacted a bill attempting to establish a “13th” grade pilot project based in north Minneapolis. The bill, H.F. 1149 is part of an education and...

Adding race to the ACE (Study)

Adding race to the ACE (Study)

May. 8 | Currently, in social service circles across the nation the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study is becoming a focal point on understanding and treating clients. Dr. Vincent J. Felitti originally conducted the ACE study in 1985. The original...

There’s no love in the gang

There’s no love in the gang

May. 8 |   Summer’s coming soon — time for any conscious or concerned parents to make a decision. Young boys and girls must make a decision, too. There’s no love in street organization or what people call gangs. It’s time to step away, get out...

Northside Achievement Zone  hiring mostly Northsiders

Northside Achievement Zone hiring mostly Northsiders

May. 1 |   Nontraditional approach seeks workers already ‘connected to the Zone’       By Vickie Evans-Nash  Editor-in-Chief   Lucretia Gill is a connector. She talks to families with children in North Minneapolis to determine their...