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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...

The MSR 2013 year in review

The MSR 2013 year in review

Dec. 26 | The local Black press continues to publish stories “from our own lens”   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer This year, 2013, was historic as well as a year-long full of highs and lows: Two MSR reporters were among the national and international...

MPS revising Black history curriculum

MPS revising Black history curriculum

Feb. 27 |   Mahmoud El-Kati calls for a ‘radical’ change to educating youth     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Following two recent incidents that occurred at Minneapolis high schools — a Black doll hung by the neck from a...

Washburn Black doll-hanging incident stirs outrage

Washburn Black doll-hanging incident stirs outrage

Jan. 30 |   By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The hanging of a Black doll by four Washburn High School students on January 11 created quite a furor at the school and in the Minneapolis Black community. A press conference was called last week and...

Press conference on Mpls high school racial incident held at MSR

Press conference on Mpls high school racial incident held at MSR

Jan. 22 |   A press conference about a recent racially charged incident at Washburn High School in Minneapolis was held Tuesday, January 22 at the MSR office. As told in a press release issued by Minneapolis Public Schools, on Friday, January 11,...

Poor MPS  test scores show  leadership’s lack of commitment  to students

Poor MPS test scores show leadership’s lack of commitment to students

Oct. 10 |   “We exist to ensure that all students learn” is the mission of the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS). Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson states on the MPS website that she believes “more strongly than ever that our top priorities lie in...

Top prep prospects

Top prep prospects

Aug. 22 | University of Wisconsin-bound KEELON BROOKINS (Tartan) leads a talented list of top football prospects for the 2012 season. Brookins is ranked among the top corner back prospects in the country according to Scout Minnesota Preps.com. KIERRE RHODES...

Mpls high school athletics now  stepsisters to suburbs

Mpls high school athletics now stepsisters to suburbs

Dec. 14 |   Degree of affluence, open enrollment are factors in league’s decline     Is the Minneapolis City Conference today a non-factor locally, especially in the higher profile sports such as football and basketball? The city’s daily...
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