The MN Spokesman-Recorder kicked off its 85 years of continuous publication in style with a sold out cruise down the St. Croix.
MSR special editions and features:
Each year the MSR recognizes and celebrates MLK Jr. Day, Black History Month, the Graduation Celebration for graduating high school seniors, and most recently, Black Music Month, in the print edition. In this space, find stories pertaining to each special edition as categorized.
Few people realize that not only did women athletes cheerleading at sporting events originate right here in Minnesota, but several African American women made history here by breaking the cheerleading color barrier. Prior to 1923, cheerleading had been an exclusively White male activity. That year, the University of Minnesota (U of M) became the first […]
Angie’s Hats speak to the rich traditions of Black women and their coveted church hats as well as women all over the world clamoring for crowning…
One hundred years after the birth of Minnesota’s first Black person, Marvel Jackson Cooke made her own history as the first Black birth in the city of Mankato.
The Black-owned restaurant boasts a menu like none other in the area, with soul food recipes based off of cheesy grits with a twist towards vegan ingredients.
Consider the following collection a historical taste of Black history in the Twin Cities!
In honor of Black History Month, we’re sharing short clips highlighting the legacy and history of Blacks in Minnesota. This week, we salute George Bonga, Minnesota’s first African American resident to be born in Minnesota.
In honor of Black History Month, we’re sharing short clips highlighting the legacy and history of Blacks in Minnesota.
Each week this month, MSR editors share their top picks for events celebrating Black History Month.
In honor of Black History Month, we’re sharing short clips highlighting the legacy and history of Blacks in Minnesota. This week, we salute Lena Olive Smith, Minnesota’s first female African American lawyer.