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George Washington and his Black slaves

George Washington and his Black slaves

Feb. 27 |   By Dr. Luke Tripp Guest Commentator   The sanitized image of America is built with a chronological sequence of myths and distortions. The American Revolution is falsely presented as a righteous struggle of American colonists against British...

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...

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...