U of M professor shares how racial disparity impacts diversity in Twin Cities

The Twin Cities have garnered national attention due to several incidents of police brutality where race and class were key factors. The police killing of 31-year-old Philando Castile in 2016 and, more recently, Thurman Blevins caused the nation to take a closer look at race relations in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Dr. Keith Mayes is […]

Twin Cities, Niles host MLK tribute at University of Minnesota

In recognition of the 37th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute, hundreds of people of all ages and backgrounds filled the University of Minnesota’s Ted Mann Concert Hall. The program opened with a heartfelt remembrance of Dr. Reginald Buckner, a legendary jazz musician, professor, and pioneer of the first academic jazz studies program at “The U. Host Chadwick […]