Meda’s Mini-MBA program offers help through the second stage of growth Black business ownership is experiencing major growth. According to the Minority 2018 Small Business Trends survey, the number of Black-owned small businesses in the U.S. has increased by 400 from 2017 to 2018. And, in Minnesota, businesses owned by people of color are […]
The program’s success is evidenced by a reduction in tardiness, unexcused absences, and the reduction in truancies. It also helps reconnect students with their cultural heritage.
The TCBG began in the late 1950s with a group of casual Sunday afternoon bowlers who enjoyed competing against friends at similar skill levels. The group soon played against a visiting Milwaukee-based team, first in the Twin Cities and then in Milwaukee for a return match.
Minneapolis native Shonnah Hughes teamed with Selina Suarez, Rebe de la Paz, and Stephanie Herrera to launch PepUp Tech in 2016. The New York-based nonprofit works to bridge the technical divide by introducing to and training young people in STEM (science, technology, electronics, and mathematics) industries.
The program began in St. Paul’s Frogtown, Battle Creek, and Midway areas. By using U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) maps to locate so-called food deserts and shopping-specific areas, organizers identified neighborhoods with limited access to fresh and healthy foods.
HealthRise is a collaboration between Pillsbury United Communities (PUC) and North Memorial Medical Center to help address health disparities in Minneapolis’ Camden and Near North neighborhoods.
As Black America recounts how far it’s come, there is pride in culture and in accomplishments. One can see how the contributions and sacrifices of America’s Black seniors are woven throughout every part of the country’s history. Black History Month formalizes that recognition. The MSR recently sat down with senior Arie Gipson in her home […]
It has been little more than a month on the job for students returning to or starting school in Hopkins School District #270; it has been about four months for the district’s new superintendent, Dr. Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed. The first few weeks in her new job have been very busy, scheduling meetings with faculty and parents […]
Dr. Sylvia Bartley is always searching for answers. She is a scientist, a world traveler, and a well-known volunteer leader in the local African American community. As she notes, people might be puzzled by her connection to both science and spirituality; however, once she tells her story — who she was as a child and […]