New civil rights-themed playground dedicated at MLK Park
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 15:47
A happy crowd of children, community members and civil rights activists gathered at the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Aug. 22 to celebrate the opening of a new civil rights‐themed playground.
Numerous speakers, music and a ceremonial ribbon‐cutting helped dedicate the unique and inspiring play area during the fifth annual Celebrate Our Beloved Community event. The new playground mixes in numerous educational opportunities detailing people, places and events that helped shape African-Americans' struggle for civil rights.
On September 19 from 5:00-7:30 p.m., Lakewood Cemetery invites all members of the community to a Lantern Lighting Celebration, a new and special event to honor those who have passed away. Come decorat...
From Minnesota with solidarity: Humanitarian aid to Cuban hospitals
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 09:51
The official opening of the U.S. embassy in Havana, and the Cuba embassy in Washington, D.C. in July, after 54 years without diplomatic relations marked a historical event heralding a new beginning in...