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All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

Aug. 7 |     The Minnesota Twins last week kicked off the team’s apparent year-long promotional blitz on their hosting of the 2014 All-Star Game. It is their third time being hosts at three different venues: the old and gone Metropolitan Stadium...

The Good Wife Works – On having to prove one’s self-worth

The Good Wife Works – On having to prove one’s self-worth

Jun. 5 |   Ossie Davis (1917-2005) remembered a Southern sheriff pouring syrup on his head as a child. Davis regarded this incident as pivotal, instilling what he called the “ni***r” effect in his mind: a form, function and reaction of cowardice...

Rondo resident’s pioneer athletic efforts recognized

Rondo resident’s pioneer athletic efforts recognized

Feb. 13 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Erica OrtonPhoto courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society Marcenia Lyle Stone was born July 17, 1921 in St. Paul. She played on the local boys’ baseball teams despite her parents’ objections. Reportedly, they...