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Conference shuffle the big news for U-M men’s hockey

Conference shuffle the big news for U-M men’s hockey

Sep. 27 |             New Big Ten league promises much — will it deliver?   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   College sports in recent years have seen conferences either expand or implode both in football and...

Free Gophers football tickets meant to ‘improve student engagement’

Free Gophers football tickets meant to ‘improve student engagement’

Sep. 4 | Not many Black students seemed engaged                 The 2013-14 University of Minnesota school year now is in session. Last week, during the school’s sixth annual Welcome Week, nearly 5,000 new students took advantage...

The chief reaches out — Harteau meets with Black officers

The chief reaches out — Harteau meets with Black officers

Aug. 28 |     The last couple of months have been challenging for the administration of Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau. She is showing she can meet challenges and seek solutions. The incidents embarrassing to the department — in Apple Valley,...

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case:  ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ —  MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

County Attorney Freeman on Terrance Franklin case: ‘It’ll be up to a grand jury’ — MSR inquires into historical failures to prosecute police for misconduct

Aug. 14 |             By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Historically, many local Blacks believe that no matter what evidence is presented, nothing happens to Minneapolis police officers for misconduct against people...

Chief Harteau announces dialogue — A public dialogue? Really?

Chief Harteau announces dialogue — A public dialogue? Really?

Aug. 14 |     The last time we were with you, we were talking about the racism travel brochure of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), including stops in Minneapolis, Green Bay, Wisconsin and Apple Valley, Minnesota. Let’s hope for the future...

What it’s like to be Black in the MPD — The chance for another Cincinnati?

What it’s like to be Black in the MPD — The chance for another Cincinnati?

Aug. 7 |     One cannot begin to understand the current racial tensions within the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) until one reviews the history of this tension. The tensions are there, extremely dangerous tensions. Many do not understand while...

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...

College baseball player aspires to be a major leaguer

College baseball player aspires to be a major leaguer

Sep. 26 | As young African American males think about playing professional sports, primarily football and basketball, there is a sport out there that is just as lucrative as those, but not very many Black males play — it’s baseball. Adrian Turner, a transplant...