Mpls. High School Program Works To Motivate Black Male StudentsFrom the classroom to communities, Patrick Henry High School is working to inspire and motivate its black male students.
Timberwolves Stars Mentoring Minnesota YoungstersOne of the most interesting roster experiments in the NBA is happening in Minnesota, where the Timberwolves have assembled a mentorship program of sorts for a promising young core of talent. President of basketball operations Flip Saunders and general manager Milt Newton brought in three veterans over the age of 35 to show five pups under the age of 23 how to be pros.
‘Minds Matter’ Helps Steer Students To College When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. "We're trying to show them that there's a lot that the world has to offer, and there's a lot they can achieve," Miller said.