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Celebrate Kwanzaa with Family Day at The Minnesota History Center

Celebrate Kwanzaa with Family Day at The Minnesota History Center










The Minnesota History Center invites guests to celebrate family, community and culture during Kwanzaa Family Day. This year, the celebration falls on Dec. 29, the fourth day of Kwanzaa and highlights Ujamaa, or "Cooperative Economics," which focuses on building and maintaining African American stores, shops and other businesses. Meet business owners, artists and emerging entrepreneurs and be inspired by their work and their stories.
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United States: At home in beloved community

United States: At home in beloved communityIn November I received an email from Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) describing the 21st Century Freedom Ride, asking if someone would be willing to represent CPT on the trip. After reviewing the website, I quickly jumped on the opportunity to spend a weekend with Dr. Vincent Harding and dozens of folks representing present social justice movements. I am thankful to be a part of CPT and support its work to reduce violence and undo structural oppression.
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Patina Park heads Division of Indian Work

Patina Park heads Division of Indian WorkWhen Noya Woodrich moved into her new position with the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches five months ago, she and the board of the Division of Indian Work set an ambitious goal of having a new executive director for DIW in place before the end of the year. 
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Boom Island Brewing earning a name in the craft brew industry

Boom Island Brewing earning a name in the craft brew industryNorth Minneapolis really does have it all – wonderful people, beautiful parks, a thriving arts community, dozens of great restaurants and now, a brewery.
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Black Music America Channel celebrate 28 years of broadcasting

Black Music America Channel celebrate 28 years of broadcastingPete and Kim Rhodes owners of BMA channel 937 will host an anniversary and holiday celebration on Friday December 21, 2012, 4-7pm at The Dakota Jazz Club, 1010 Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis. The event celebrates their 28th year of broadcasting with music, food and gifts. Comcast the nation's largest cable operator, home internet service provider, and third largest home telephone service provider in the United States distributes the Black Music America Network in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. 
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Commuter Nadine Babu hailed as Metro Transit’s 3 billionth customer

Commuter Nadine Babu hailed as Metro Transit’s 3 billionth customerMetro Transit celebrated its three billionth customer at the Uptown Transit East Annex Center, 2855 Hennepin Ave., shortly after Thanksgiving.
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Artspeak: Anthropology honors the mentoring legacy of Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole

Artspeak: Anthropology honors the mentoring legacy of Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole This presentation was delivered at the annual meeting of the American Anthropology Association on November 15, 2012 in San Francisco, where several sessions and panels were held to honor Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole.
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