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When it comes to training dogs,  Big D’s a winner

When it comes to training dogs, Big D’s a winner

Feb. 19 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Even before Michael Vick’s infamous association with and incarceration for dog-fighting, the public imagination did not pair Black men and canines in a particularly shining light. The stereotype held of...

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Prep Scene: Faced with a tough choice, I opted for history

Jan. 9 |   Last Thursday evening, I had a choice to make. The top-rated team in Class 3A boys’ basketball, DeLaSalle, was scheduled to play Park Center, the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A. Across the metro, a girls’ basketball matchup was scheduled...

Betty Ellison-Harpole: Teaching beyond the recipe, living outside the box

Betty Ellison-Harpole: Teaching beyond the recipe, living outside the box

Nov. 28 | By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   Betty Ellison-Harpole moved to the Midwest in the 1950s from segregated Memphis, Tennessee. For 37 years she taught kindergarten through third grade, as one of few African American teachers in Minneapolis...

Black farmers fight to retain land ownership

Black farmers fight to retain land ownership

Oct. 10 |   Modern-day struggle renews, redefines 40-acers-and-a-mule promise   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Land ownership, which signaled both privilege and power, was a European concept brought to the country. “The way we think about...

Prep football  season begins

Prep football season begins

Sep. 5 | Page, Menifee lead Highland Park  to opener victory   The 2012 prep football season started off with a bang last Thursday as some of the state’s best mixed it up on the gridiron. TYCEL PAGE, a senior wide receiver who might be one of the best...