News & Info

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Tune into ‘MSR Forefront COVID-19 Check-In’ on July 29

Stay informed about the current developments in the fight against the pandemic at MSR Forefront’s ‘COVID-19 Check-In.’


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Right-wing efforts to erase history do not change the facts

Blotting out history to protect reputations or to prevent perceived criticism of races may be a feel-good exercise for some but it blurs reality and leads to ignorance.

Cuba supporters rally to its defense


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College one-and-dones top picks in NBA draft

Since he declared he would leave Oklahoma State early for the pros, Cade Cunningham has been considered the top overall selection in this year’s draft.

Nance posthumously gives back to alma mater

Arts & Culture

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Legendary Mpls. producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis discuss new album, legacy

With no greater time than the present, the Minneapolis natives have unveiled their long-awaited debut to the delight of longtime fans.

Jazz in the summer

Deceived in love


PHOTOS: Black vendors shine at Aquatennial

One couldn’t help but notice the vibrant presence of African American vendors lining the entrance at this year’s Aquatennial Fireworks.

Black Business Spotlight: Life Juices

Black Business Spotlight: Dessertopia

Health & Wellness

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Black Mental Health Matters

The ongoing disparities and distress of trying to live while Black takes a toll on our physical and mental health.

Stay safe in extreme heat


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COVID-19’s impact on U.S education

‘There were so many moving parts. It’s hard to say I successfully adapted—more so like I survived.’