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Young entrepreneur works to close the ‘access gap’

Young entrepreneur works to close the ‘access gap’

Jun. 20 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Ernest Comer IIIPhotos courtesy of Ernest Comer III In a day and age when the Civil Rights Era clarion “We Shall Overcome” increasingly has changed for many Black people to “I have overcome,”...

Clinton decries growing U.S. political polarization

Clinton decries growing U.S. political polarization

Jun. 18 | Ex-president, in Humphrey school speech, sounded alarm that we are ‘drifting apart’   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Barack Obama, or for that matter Jimmy Carter, or even former president Bill Clinton himself would not have been elected...

Student group presents ‘diversity  demands’ to U of M officials

Student group presents ‘diversity demands’ to U of M officials

Jun. 16 | ‘Whose Diversity?’ resists cooptation, wants more than ‘sprinkling a few faces of color in catalogues’     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer The issue of diversity is ever-present at the University of Minnesota. However, this may be the...

Black nurses celebrate their contributions to health care

Black nurses celebrate their contributions to health care

Jun. 13 | By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer   MN Black Nurses Association is an organization that is dedicated to providing support, advocacy and programs to further advance the nursing profession and eliminate health disparities through the delivery...

Assistant Director of Public Relations – Job Requisition 191461

Assistant Director of Public Relations – Job Requisition 191461

Jun. 11 | Academic Health Center Public Relations – University of Minnesota The Academic Health Center (AHC) was founded in 1970, part of one of the oldest and largest land grant universities in the country, and is one of the most comprehensive academic...

MSR’s ‘Only One’ at the NCAA softball regionals

MSR’s ‘Only One’ at the NCAA softball regionals

May. 22 | After a long winter, our “Only One” reporter finally got out and spent last weekend as the only Black media member in the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium press box at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional softball tournament at the University of Minnesota....

‘Deceptive speed’ gives  outfielder a defensive edge

‘Deceptive speed’ gives outfielder a defensive edge

May. 22 |               There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year,...

Gopher softball heads for the top

Gopher softball heads for the top

May. 15 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year, the MSR...

Gopher candidates for NFL Draft find the experience ‘overwhelming’

Gopher candidates for NFL Draft find the experience ‘overwhelming’

May. 8 |       There are approximately 100 African American and other student-athletes of color this school year at the University of Minnesota. In an occasional series throughout the 2013-14 school and sports year, the MSR will highlight these...

U of M study: Race matters most in determining who breathes bad air

U of M study: Race matters most in determining who breathes bad air

May. 7 | The Twin Cities earn yet another racial disparities distinction   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer In April, researchers at the University of Minnesota released a study showing that people of color in the U.S. typically breathe air that...