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AGH initiative promises to finally close MN Achievement Gap

AGH initiative promises to finally close MN Achievement Gap

Jul. 26 |   Satire is sometimes the best way for a writer to make a point, especially on topics that are simply so foolish as to invite a little constructive ridicule. Such is the case for the following commentary by MSR’s editor-in-chief. It originates...

Communities of color receive 750K to promote MNsure

Communities of color receive 750K to promote MNsure

Feb. 12 | Website frustrations may have ‘scared off’ some Black enrollees   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Open enrollment for MNsure, the state’s health insurance marketplace, closes March 31. Stairstep Foundation President Alfred Babington-Johnson...

Building the ‘Buy Black’ movement in Minnesota

Building the ‘Buy Black’ movement in Minnesota

Nov. 21 | Local entrepreneurs discuss challenges, offer solutions   News Analysis By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The idea for the recent MSR multi-part Black business series first came last year during a conversation with Twin Cities Black Film Festival...

Karamu House conversations launched to develop new Black narrative

Karamu House conversations launched to develop new Black narrative

Jul. 3 |     By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   The second monthly Karamu House meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 11 at Camphor Memorial Methodist Church, 585 Fuller Ave, St Paul, from 6-8 pm. The event came together...

Die-hard Michael Jackson fans not likely to be impressed by ‘The Ultimate Thriller’

Die-hard Michael Jackson fans not likely to be impressed by ‘The Ultimate Thriller’

Jun. 19 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   Judging by the response of most of the crowd — “We love you, Michael!,” dancing in the seats, “This is the best show I’ve ever seen.” — Mystic Lake’s “The Ultimate Thriller” on...

Northside Achievement Zone  hiring mostly Northsiders

Northside Achievement Zone hiring mostly Northsiders

May. 1 |   Nontraditional approach seeks workers already ‘connected to the Zone’       By Vickie Evans-Nash  Editor-in-Chief   Lucretia Gill is a connector. She talks to families with children in North Minneapolis to determine their...

Jerry Freeman of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder talks about his new novel

Jerry Freeman of the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder talks about his new novel

Apr. 3 |     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   It’s said that those who can, do, and that those who can’t, teach. In the publishing racket, more than one grousing writer would attest that those who can’t do, edit. Not the case with...

Do you know how to respond to a mental-health crisis?

Do you know how to respond to a mental-health crisis?

Feb. 20 | Mental Health First Aid provides the needed skills By Vickie Evans-Nash MSR Editor-in-Chief First aid and CPR classes have been taught across the nation for years now, giving people with no medical training lifesaving skills in the event of a medical...

Obama presidency gives African Americans hope for ‘a more perfect union’

Obama presidency gives African Americans hope for ‘a more perfect union’

Jan. 23 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Over 800,000 people were in attendance on the National Mall for the 2013 presidential inauguration. Though the crowd may not have equaled the size of the 2009 gathering, this...

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Oct. 31 |   Be sure your vote counts by coming to the polls prepared By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-In-Chief Serving as an election judge and helping voters navigate through the voting process is an invaluable contribution to our democratic process. Stephani...
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