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Jul 08th

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Golden Valley inducts five to Hall of Fame

As part of Golden Valley’s 125th anniversary celebration, a community group is inducting five citizens to an inaugural Golden Valley Hall of Fame Friday, Dec 2, 2011, at the City’s 11:30 am anniversary luncheon at the Golden Valley Country Club.

Golden Valley was incorporated as a village Dec 16, 1886. Last year, a group of citizens formed the Golden Valley 125th Anniversary Team to plan events and a celebration to commemorate the anniversary.

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North Minneapolis neighborhood beat...

Interested in Joining or Leading a Block Club in Hawthorne?
Crime statistics go down drastically in the community when Hawthorne has active, responsible residents looking out for one another. There is training available to learn what to look for when monitoring the neighborhood, tips for staying safe, etc. Please call the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council at 612-529-6033.
 
The Hawthorne Huddle hosts an annual celebration, 7:30-8:30am Thursday, December 1 at Farview Park 601 29th Ave. N.  For more information: Sophi Winter 763 764-3413.

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North Minneapolis neighborhood beat...

Interested in Joining or Leading a Block Club in Hawthorne?
Crime statistics go down drastically in the community when Hawthorne has active, responsible residents looking out for one another. There is training available to learn what to look for when monitoring the neighborhood, tips for staying safe, etc. Please call the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council at 612-529-6033.

Cleveland
The Cleveland Neighborhood Association will hold a neighborhood board meeting 7-9pm Monday, November 21 at Lucey Craft Laney 3333 Penn Av. N. For more information: Debbie Nelson 612 588-1155 or can@clevelandneighborhood.com
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Black History every da..n day of the year—why not?

Black History every da..n day of the year—why not?The recent 96th Annual Meeting of ASALH (the Association for the Study of African American Life and History) held October 6-10, 2011 in Richmond, VA provided a rich opportunity to reflect on the status and history of Black people in America, and in the world.  It also spoke to my idea of “legacymaking”—something in which I have a strong interest, as its ongoing presence reflects the vision and intellectual legacy of Carter G. Woodson, the man who is known as the “Father of Black History” and who established this important organization over ninety years ago.
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News from the Board of Directors

News from the Board of DirectorsDonald Bryant is the newest member of Turning Point’s Board of Directors.  He grew up in Detroit and attended Michigan State University for undergrad and grad school.

He worked in consulting and in the medical device industry for some years before starting his own company, The Alden Group, a consumer products company.

“We’re small, but still growing,” Bryant said of his business.  “We still have ideas, and we’ve learned some things over the years.”
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Looking at the new Jim Crow system

“Locked Up, Locked Out” The Neighborhood HUB and TakeAction Minnesota present a forum on the criminal justice system’s affect on the North Minneapolis Community.

The Neighborhood HUB and TakeAction Minnesota will give a presentation and discussion on the criminal justice system based on Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow 6pm on Wednesday, November 16, at Christ English Lutheran Church, 3210 Oliver Ave N in North Minneapolis.
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U of M documentary Cornerstones traces history of North Minneapolis through place-based memories

North Minneapolis’ legendary buildings and historic spaces are the backdrops for an exploration of the power of place and community in Cornerstones: Stories of Place on the North Side, premiering statewide at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, on tpt MN, Twin Cities Public Television’s Minnesota Channel.
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