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A challenge to Black churches: ‘Break down walls’   that divide our community

A challenge to Black churches: ‘Break down walls’ that divide our community

Mar. 12 | A St. Paul reverend calls on the faithful to tackle worldly problems   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Black church must be more vocal on current local and national issues, says a local cleric. During a February 16 joint celebration service...

What health legacy will you leave?

What health legacy will you leave?

Mar. 12 | Upcoming health conference to address specific concerns of Black women   By Brandi D. Phillips  Contributing Writer   Happy, healthy, family, friends, community, intergenerational, motivational: These are a few words used to describe the upcoming...

City’s ‘Vision, Values, Goals  & Strategic Directions’ open to public comment

City’s ‘Vision, Values, Goals & Strategic Directions’ open to public comment

Mar. 12 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The public has until March 14 to submit comments on the City of Minneapolis’ proposed “Vision, Values, Goals & Strategic Directions” plan. If adopted — the City Council hopes to vote on it March 26...

Children’s book written to help ‘tear down the walls of prejudice’ against mental illness

Children’s book written to help ‘tear down the walls of prejudice’ against mental illness

Mar. 6 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Mental health has always been, at the least, a touchy subject among African Americans. As powerfully as it can impact lives, it doesn’t help to ignore or, still worse, pass judgment on people who suffer...

M.A. Mortenson not up to the task for an NFL stadium

M.A. Mortenson not up to the task for an NFL stadium

Mar. 5 | Construction manager track record in construction: junior varsity   In these columns a year ago, I called attention to the concerns making the Minnesota Vikings uncomfortable with the selection of M.A. Mortenson as construction manager for the...

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),...