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A new era of North-Central rivalry?

A new era of North-Central rivalry?

Dec. 6 | At the conclusion of St. Paul Central’s 52-51 nonconference boys’ basketball victory over Minneapolis North, DEREK REUBEN and JURIAD HUGHES expressed excitement. “The rivalry is back,” said Reuben. “You know I had to come see this game,”...

Top prep hoopsters vie for All-Star Classic honors

Top prep hoopsters vie for All-Star Classic honors

Jun. 19 |   The 20th Annual Inner City All-Star Classic (ICASC), a basketball event held at the University of St. Thomas last Sunday, was certainly one to remember. The event featured the top girls and boys prep basketball players from the Class of 2013.   Girls’...

Rosters set for this year’s  All-Star Classic

Rosters set for this year’s All-Star Classic

Jun. 12 |   The 20th Annual Inner City All-Star Classic rosters are set. The event, to be held Sunday, June 16 at Schoenecker Arena on the campus of the University of St. Thomas, features some of the top local graduating boys’ and girls’ basketball...

Local media personalities migrate south to warmer climes

Local media personalities migrate south to warmer climes

Apr. 24 | Henry LakeMSR file photo   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Two local radio personalities recently left town, and both are now entertaining audiences in their new locales. Former KMOJ midday host Georgia Ellyse — “Miss Georgia” —...

Black IT pros give back

Black IT pros give back

Jan. 30 |     News Analysis By Jerry Freeman MSR Senior Editor   Irwin Sylvah (l) and Emmaly ManchanthasoukPhoto courtesy of BDPA   Lots of people talk about “giving back,” “reaching back,” “paying it forward,” all expressions...

Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Fiscal cliff most threatening for Blacks, other communities of color

Dec. 19 |   Effects would add more hurt to Great Recession’s impact    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Low- and moderate-income people will immediately be adversely affected if the country plunges over “the fiscal cliff” at the beginning...

HealthPartners’ new diversity leader

HealthPartners’ new diversity leader

Nov. 21 |   Tonya Jackman Hampton faces racism, promotes inclusiveness   By Elizabeth Ellis Contributing Writer     This past September, HealthPartners appointed Tonya Jackman Hampton the organization’s new senior director of diversity,...

Phillips scholars create summer programs for  youth, families

Phillips scholars create summer programs for youth, families

Sep. 12 |   Jazmine Darden designed a summer program to encourage urban students, including many students of color, to learn more about opportunities in the STEM fields, specifically engineering. Through “Bridgin’ the Gap,” students in kindergarten...

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

Jun. 28 |   KMOJ-FM’s Miss Georgia was a guest judge on BET’s 106 & Park show. Photo by Charles Hallman   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Miss Georgia entertains her on-air radio audience every midday at KMOJ-FM. She recently took her...