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President Obama visits St. Paul

President Obama visits St. Paul

Feb. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer President Barack Obama, in St. Paul on Wednesday, reiterated his vow he made earlier in his State of the Union address in January that he will take action when needed if Congress won’t. President...

Johnson coming on strong — again

Johnson coming on strong — again

Jan. 8 | As usual, the favorites to contend for the St. Paul City boys’ basketball title are defending champion Johnson and rival St. Paul Central. (By press time, the teams had already met in the first of two contests.) Challenging them are Como Park and...

Gopher basketball faces real competition in upcoming Big Ten contests

Gopher basketball faces real competition in upcoming Big Ten contests

Jan. 2 | The non-conference portion of a typical college basketball season, especially in Gopherville, is pretty much fool’s gold. This is where the home team’s fans are fooled into thinking such a gaudy win-loss record will translate into a successful...

New U of M hire advocates for students

New U of M hire advocates for students

Jan. 2 | Student Affairs Vice Provost challenges Black students to use their voice on campus   First of a two-part story By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   The MSR first met Danita Brown Young at a Gopher football game this fall, just a few months...

One Black coach, a few Black players reach NCAA women’s volleyball playoffs

One Black coach, a few Black players reach NCAA women’s volleyball playoffs

Dec. 10 |       Each of the four teams that played in the NCAA first- and second-round volleyball matches hosted last weekend by the University of Minnesota had at least one player of color: Cheyanne James (Radford), Alexis Austin (Colorado),...

Event Photos

Event Photos

Dec. 9 | Here are photos from the latest Sister Spokesman event! December 2013 Shopping Extravaganza ...

Wilder “conversation” urges us to see the poverty around us

Wilder “conversation” urges us to see the poverty around us

Dec. 4 | In September 2013, a Wilder Foundation conversation,” Community Matters,” was held at the Wilder Center in St. Paul, starting with a bevy of statistics compiled by Wilder Research on the state of poverty in St. Paul, where 67,000 people live in...

Rondo R.I.P.

Rondo R.I.P.

Oct. 30 |     Memorial planned for final Rondo neighborhood building on November 2   Memorial services are being planned by Rondo Avenue, Inc. (RAI) for one of the last two remaining members of the original Rondo neighborhood family of buildings...

Author shares stories of successful education models

Author shares stories of successful education models

Oct. 23 | Educator says politics should be secondary to educating students   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Dr. Patricia Moore Harbour Any form of meaningful school reform should include all stakeholders, including students, says Dr. Patricia Moore...

Successful Black businesses are open to criticism

Successful Black businesses are open to criticism

Oct. 10 | Tomorrow’s young entrepreneurs need mentoring opportunities today   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Though the number of Black-owned businesses in Minnesota has been on the rise over the past 20 years, many of them fail to make it past the five-year...