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From the Magazine: Lena Olive Smith

2021-02-25T16:55:16+00:00

Lena Olive Smith: Civil Rights in the 1930s by Jackie Sluss This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Winter 1995, Vol. 54, No. 1   Lena Olive Smith and client at Olive Hair Store, Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis. Courtesy [...]

From the Magazine: Lena Olive Smith2021-02-25T16:55:16+00:00

From the Magazine: Brought to Light

2021-02-19T14:45:59+00:00

Brought to Light: The University of Minnesota’s heritage of slavery by Christopher P. Lehman This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Spring-Summer 2016, Vol. 75, No. 2. The grand, stately William Aiken House of Charleston, South Carolina, is [...]

From the Magazine: Brought to Light2021-02-19T14:45:59+00:00

From the Magazine: Twin Cities’ Black Golfers

2021-02-13T20:46:01+00:00

Twin Cities’ black golfers have a legacy of fighting discrimination by Tina Burnside Charles Rodgers started playing golf at age five in his hometown of Memphis, TN, because his mother played golf. Rodgers spent many days on the golf course playing [...]

From the Magazine: Twin Cities’ Black Golfers2021-02-13T20:46:01+00:00

From the Magazine: Spokesman for the Community

2021-02-05T14:39:36+00:00

Spokesman for the Community: Cecil Newman and His Legacy of African American Journalism by Iric Nathanson This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Fall 2010, Vol. 69, No. 3 "Because we believe in Minnesota and its people [...]

From the Magazine: Spokesman for the Community2021-02-05T14:39:36+00:00

From the Magazine: TilsenBilt Homes

2020-10-27T13:14:10+00:00

Desegregating South Minneapolis Housing: Tilsenbilt Homes of 1954 by H. Lynn Adelsman This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Spring 2005, Vol. 64, No. 2 In 1952 Camille Keller bought a home on 43rd Street and Third [...]

From the Magazine: TilsenBilt Homes2020-10-27T13:14:10+00:00

From the Magazine: Teamsters Strike of 1934

2020-05-01T14:13:04+00:00

    If you are heading outside in Minneapolis this May Day, consider taking a stroll over to the intersection of North 7th Avenue and North 3rd Street in the North Loop. There on the corner of the Sherwin-Williams Paint Company building [...]

From the Magazine: Teamsters Strike of 19342020-05-01T14:13:04+00:00
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