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U of M College of Continuing Education Celebrates Black History Month with Witness to History Event Featuring Noted Civil Rights Activist Josie Johnson

U of M College of Continuing Education Celebrates Black History Month with Witness to History Event Featuring Noted Civil Rights Activist Josie JohnsonThe equal rights advocate will share her take on the historical moments she helped create

A civil rights activist since her teenage years, Josie Johnson has firsthand experience of some of the most contentious and volatile times in American history. Her impact on the fight for equal opportunities has been felt both locally and nationally.

As a teen, she and her father openly organized an effort to fight a poll-tax aimed at preventing Black Americans from voting. In 1964, she traveled to Mississippi with an integrated group of women to witness firsthand and take part in the struggle for civil rights.
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Make your voice heard this session

We are one month in to the 2011 legislative session. It’s been invigorating to get back to the State Capitol to represent our community and to work on the important challenges facing our state.

There i...
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Juvenile crime continues to decline

The Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) has reported a 10% reduction in the average daily population of the county’s Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) from 2009 through the...
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WCCO to air United Negro College Fund's "An Evening of Stars" tribute to Chaka Khan

WCCO TV will broadcast United Negro College Fund’s television special, An Evening of Stars® Tribute to Chaka Khan., it was announced today by Brien Kennedy, WCCO TV Vice President and General Manager....
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Jerry Kill at North YMCA leadership series

Jerry Kill at North YMCA leadership seriesCutting-Edge Programming, leadership development, and community relevancy continue to be integral components of the vision of executive director, Henry Crosby, for the North Community YMCA Youth and T...
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