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An American-African

Dumelang! ( I greet you) My name is Carol McCullar and I hail from South Africa. I have been living here in Minneapolis for the past 18 months. One thinks that the movies are sufficient to teach you all about the American way of life! Nothing can prepare you for what awaits you once you have undressed at the port of entry, had your blood drawn, finger prints taken, grandmother’s first boyfriend’s name and address noted and all the rest done.  You walk through the little opening –at customs praying that you don’t trigger any alarms because of the 12 stones you took from your mother’s grave, securely pinned with a safety pin in your luggage.  Once through- you smile! “I am an American!” you think to yourself!
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Intermedia Arts Bar B Que Fest launches summer program

Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Av. S., Minneapolis, a Twin Cities based multidisciplinary, multicultural arts organization will launch its summer program season 4-7pm June 19th, with a Bar B Que Fest c...
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Forum on supporting juveniles

A Community forum on supporting youth through juvenile justice reform and violence prevention takes place 6:30 pm-8:30 pm., May 20, 2010 at Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center, 2924 Fourth Ave. S., M...

1,200 volunteers serve 30 area nonprofits on Comcast Cares Day

1,200 volunteers serve 30 area nonprofits on Comcast Cares Day On April 24, a volunteer crew from Comcast painted and cleaned at the Minneapolis Urban League’s Sharon Sayles Belton Community Center at 411 E. 38th St. in Minneapolis. The community center was one o...
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Creating a village

Creating a village Eunita Jackson spoke passionately to over 60 of her neighbors about children and young people in the neighborhood: "They need to know that we know each other, and that we care about them and believe...
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