The Spokesman-Recorder was established to extend the community outreach efforts of the MSR with educational programs and projects that contribute to the betterment of African Americans and other communities of color in our state. The Spokesman-Recorder 501 (c)(3) sponsors the Graduation Celebration and Sister Spokesman.
(See highlights from the 2016 Graduation Celebration)
For 20 years, the MSR and its supporters have held the Graduation Celebration. Through this celebration, the Spokesman-Recorder publicly acknowledges African and African American high school graduates for their achievements and rewards them with a scholarship to help them further their education pursuits.
Past keynote speakers have included everyone from Kimberly Elise, Tavis Smiley and L.L. Cool J, to local notable figures like Nekima Levy-Pounds.
Your financial support will help us ensure that this event continues to give young adults and their families the recognition and the encouragement so vital to their continued success and well-being. Click here to donate today.
(See highlights from Sister Spokesman: “Domestic Violence – Don’t Be Blinded” event)
Sister Spokesman is a monthly gathering of African American women of all ages and walks of life, with the goal of providing an informative and fun environment for learning and networking.
Each Sister Spokesman gathering has its own theme, including an expert panel to share advice, answer questions, and engage in discussions to best address the many needs of women in the community. From pertinent health and fitness to finance, relationship, and beauty and fashion advice — you name it, Sister Spokesman covers it!
Your support will ensure Sister Spokesman continues to offer uplifting meeting spaces for women of color in the Twin Cities. Give today!
Spokesman-Recorder 501 (c)(3) Staff
Tracey Williams-Dillard – Executive Director
Sean Cook – Newspaper Distribution