Rep. John Thompson's New Bill Seeks To End Racial Injustice In MinnesotaA Minnesota lawmaker highlighted a bill Sunday at the State Capitol that he hopes will stop systemic racism.
Minnesota’s Only Black-Owned Comic Book Store Focuses On Inclusion, Building CommunityEver since he was a child, comic books have always been an escape for Eric Childs. It’s a passion he’s now able to share in his own store, where he’s making space for lesser known creators to be found next to some of his childhood favorites.
Local Organization Black Men Teach Works To Create 'Generational Change'In 2017, a state report showed that of the nearly 64,000 teachers in Minnesota, 875 were black. That's less than 2%. And there are even fewer black men in our classrooms.
TVP Basketball's Terez VanPelt Works To Help Youth And Staff DevelopThe mission of TVP Basketball is to help youth and staff develop personally and professionally through the game of basketball.
Wis. Teachers Suspended After Lesson Asks Of Students: How To Punish A Slave?The assignment was called “insensitive” and “totally inappropriate,” especially on the first day of Black History Month.
Minnesota's Black History Comes Alive In Several Online ExhibitsBlack History Month is a good time to dig deeper into the struggles Black people endured, and are still enduring, in the search for equality.
Wis. Assembly Declines To Take Up Black History Month ResolutionAssembly Republicans failed to muster enough votes to take up a resolution recognizing Black History Month after refusing to mention former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the language.
U Of M Exhibit Sheds Light On ‘Hidden’ African-American HistoryAn exhibit at a University of Minnesota library is celebrating African-American history.
Dayton Declares February 'Black History Month'"Black History Month encourages all Minnesotans to come together, reflect on our collective past, and reveal its impact on present conditions."
Timberwolves, Lynx Black History Month Essay ContestThe Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx are teaming up for their annual Black History Month essay contest.
Clinton Bluntly Talks Race During Campaign In Southern StatesStefanie Brown James, the director of African-American outreach for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, thought that the changes must have been typos. The statement she'd written for the president honoring Black History Month had been immediately returned with every instance of the word "black" crossed out.
Vikings Finish Commemoration Of Black History MonthThe Minnesota Vikings have completed their online presentation of stories surrounding Black History Month. The team website featured a daily video plus various articles throughout February commemorating the event, including poignant interviews with several black former players about their experiences with discrimination.
Rosen Sports Sunday: Black History MonthTo celebrate Black History Month, we've dedicated the entire Rosen Sports Sunday at 10:30 p.m. to the month, getting unique perspectives from Supreme Court Judge Alan Page, Greg Coleman and our own Reg Chapman.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's almost the weekend, so let's get planning. And if the weather doesn't have you feeling like a hermit, there are plenty of options for entertainment around town.
Mpls. Students Explore Black History On StageIn front of parents and family members, students at Minnesota School of Science (MSS) performed a play that brought history to life and highlighted their heritage.