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Frogtown neighborhood unites in 15th Annual Peace Celebration

Frogtown neighborhood unites in 15th Annual Peace CelebrationUniting as neighbors seeking peace following acts of violence in 1996, Summit-University and Frogtown residents gather Friday, June 17, for the 15th consecutive year to celebrate folks turning division and conflict into a more harmonious and vibrant community.

The Growing Peace By Strengthening Our Community Roots 2011 peace celebration takes place Friday from 2:00–6:00 p.m. at the Ober Community Center, 376 Western Avenue, in St. Paul. The Peaceful Love Warriors (now the Community Peace Builders) organized the first celebration in 1997. In addition to the annual peace event, the group still plants peace poles in community gathering spots throughout the Twin Cities.
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Comcast donates $50,000 to North Minneapolis relief efforts

Comcast last week contributed $50,000 in cash and in-kind support to the tornado relief efforts in North Minneapolis.  A donation of $30,000 from the Comcast Foundation went directly to the Minneapoli...
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Church is all you really need…addressing domestic violence

Domestic violence ranks as the number one public health problem for women in America.  History has taught us all well, that whatever is disaffecting mainstream America, then Black America is really ge...
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Minnesota Sinfonia's Magic of Music in St. Paul

Minnesota Sinfonia's Magic of Music in St. Paul Families are invited to join the Minnesota Sinfonia in experiencing great favorites from the movies, the classics and everything in between - all chosen especially for children.  Come listen to the st...
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North Minneapolis youth advocate perishes in tragic vehicular mishap

North Minneapolis youth advocate perishes in tragic vehicular mishap Chez’ron Marie Anderson died in a traffic accident on June 2, 2011 doing what she loved to do — traveling to visit family and friends. She was loved by many for her warmth, compassion and non-judgment...
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