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Nov 28th

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Call 911 for suspicious activity, emergencies and crimes in progress

There have been reports of burglaries in some city neighborhoods recently so now is a good reminder that the City of Minneapolis wants residents to call 911 to report any suspicious activity, crimes in progress and anytime folks need the police, fire, or ambulance to respond.
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First Black nurse in Army Nurse Corps honored; anniversary celebrated

First Black nurse in Army Nurse Corps honored; anniversary celebratedTUSKEGEE, Ala. (February 1, 2013) – Army ROTC and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health helped to celebrate the achievements of one of black American history's pioneering professionals, Della H. Rainey, Feb. 1 in Basil O'Connor Hall. During WWII, Rainey became the first black nurse commissioned as a lieutenant in the United States' Army Nurse Corps and the first nurse to become part of the Tuskegee Airmen.
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Opening delayed, African American museum programming goes on

Opening delayed, African American museum programming goes onThe Minnesota African American Museum and Cultural Center (MAAM), which was originally scheduled to open its doors last June, has had to delay its opening several times since; while there’s currently no set date for the museum's permanent opening, the center continues its programming outside of the museum walls.
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Opening delayed, African American museum programming goes on

Opening delayed, African American museum programming goes onThe Minnesota African American Museum and Cultural Center (MAAM), which was originally scheduled to open its doors last June, has had to delay its opening several times since; while there’s currently no set date for the museum's permanent opening, the center continues its programming outside of the museum walls.
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Justspeak: Eliminating the Rolodex of inequality

Justspeak: Eliminating the Rolodex of inequalityAt a recent networking event for women in Raleigh, I listened as a panel of experienced women executives shared their experiences with the audience. One question posed was about how non-profit and corporate board members were recruited. One response stood out in my mind. The speaker indicated that she often recruited board members by tapping into her friends and colleagues. The answer affirmed a thesis of mine—there exists in our society what I call the “rolodex of inequality,” and what it produces is homogeneity or sameness.
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Breast cancer screening for women 40 & older

Open Cities Health Center (OCHC) is holding a breast cancer screening event on Tuesday, February 19, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the clinic’s Midway location at 409 North Dunlap Street in St. Paul. 
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Open Cities dinner honors Black History Month

A free community dinner and health fair in honor of Black History Month will be held on Friday, February 15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dunning Recreation Center, 1221 Marshall Avenue, in St. Paul. Sponsors of the dinner are Open Cities Health Center (OCHC), ARTS-US, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation, and the Science Museum of Minnesota. The event is open to the public.
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