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Reflections: Heroes are neighbors who lend a hand

Reflections: Heroes are neighbors who lend a hand

The Todd Western Charity Foundation presented a check to a family devastated by the May 22, 2011 tornado last December.   Dora Hill and her family were severely impacted by the tornado while living in their Penn Avenue home.  Hill received a check for 1,000.00 to help with continuing to rebuild her life.  The check was presented at the Pillsbury United Communities’ Executive Offices with other North Community Response Team (NCRT) representatives present.
 

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So what makes Super Bowl Sunday so Super?

So what makes Super Bowl Sunday so Super?

 

February 5, 2012, I spent the day at a sports bar for almost five hours trying to discern what attracted so many to the event known as “Super Bowl Sunday?”  In some ways this article is a tribute to a late colleague, Dr. Walter Dozier, who was both a professional journalist and anthropologist, specializing in—you guessed it, the anthropology of sports

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North Minneapolis Neighborhood Beat.

African American Family Night
Richard Green Central will host African American Family Night 4:30-7:30 Tuesday February 28th 3416 4th Ave. S.  For more information: Brenda R. Carrasco 612-668-3736 Braulio.Carrasco@mpls.k12.mn.us

Capri Theater
Speak Low When You Speak of Love
The Capri Theaters “Legend” series presents Speak Low When You Speak of Love, featuring Twin Cities performers Sanford Moore, Dennis Spears, Julius Collins, and Dennis Oglesby.  The concerts are at 7pm Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, and 3pm Sunday, February 12, 2012.  To order tickets: OvationTix at 866-811-4111.

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Black History Month Events:

Lady Griot – Feb. 3, 5pm    
Lady Griot connects the audience to the blues with resonance, poetry and dramatic flair. West Seventh Library, 265 Oneida St.

Robert Robinson  -  Feb.  5, 2pm
Join acclaimed gospel and contemporary music artist Robert Robinson for a live concert at the Rondo Library.  Robinson has performed with Aretha Franklin, Grammy Award winner Andrae Crouch, the Sounds of Blackness, Bobby McFerrin, Barry Manilow, Jermaine Jackson, and others.  The Star Tribune called him “Pavarotti of gospel.  Rondo Library. 461 N. Dale St.

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Champion gets "A" grade

 

At an event held at the State Capitol last week, State Representative Bobby Joe Champion (DFL 58B) received an award for his efforts in addressing racial equity during the 2011 Legislative Session. The “Champion for Racial Justice” award was given to legislators who had received an “A” grade on their Racial Equity Report Card from the Organizing Apprenticeship Project.
 

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Sabathani art exhibit in the making

Sabathani art exhibit in the making

Sabathani Community Center will begin putting together a storytelling art exhibit about the history of Sabathani and the people who were key in creating the organization.  Sabathani was formed in 1966 by South Minneapolis residents and members of Sabathani Baptist Church to provide structured activities for African American youths.

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Elections 2012: Feb. 7 Precinct Caucus locations

 

Elections 2012: Feb. 7 Precinct Caucus locations 7:00 PM. http://www.58df .org/calendar/
SD58A
 
  W3-P7        Cityview School  3350 North 4th Street
 
  W4-P1        Creekview Park Rec. Center  5001 Humboldt Ave. N.
 
  W4-P2        Creekview Park Rec. Center  5001 Humboldt Ave. N.
 

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