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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 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...

Abuse cover-ups  jeopardize public’s trust

Abuse cover-ups jeopardize public’s trust

Dec. 7 |     PHOENIX — So much is going on in sports, and it’s happening so fast, and it’s both good and bad. This column will focus on the bad. Leading the bad is the revolting shock waves upon learning of Penn State and the massive sex abuse...

Packers delete  Vikings 45-7

Packers delete Vikings 45-7

Nov. 16 |     GREEN BAY — It’s no longer a rivalry, folks — it has turned into a one-sided reality show in which the Minnesota Vikings can no longer compete with the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay beat the Vikings for the fourth straight time...