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Living Spirit UMC shares the gift of Dr. King

Living Spirit UMC shares the gift of Dr. KingLiving Spirit UMC will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday, January 16th. Church member Virginia Richardson will deliver a keynote address on, “The Gift of Dr. King and the Movement to Us Today.” Richardson’s family was an integral part of the civil rights movement in Minneapolis in the 1960s. The service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the church, 4501 Bloomington Ave. South, Minneapolis, 55407

“Dr. King has a great legacy in my life,” Richardson said. She met Dr. King on three different occasions. Richardson’s late husband, Samuel Richardson, went to school with Dr. King and was the President of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP in the 1960s. He led a delegation of 58 adults who participated in the 1963 march on Washington when Dr. King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech. “It’s bringing up lots of memories,” Richardson said of speaking at the upcoming church service.
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Food: Where do you get it and What do you do with it

Community gathering asks North Minneapolis residents to discuss "Food: Where do you get it and What do you do with it"

On Thursday, Jan. 13, The Northside Healthy Eating Project (NHEP) will host a comm...
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Martin Luther King, Jr’s legacy at M L King Park

The first meeting of a series of public meetings to focus on how best to honor Martin Luther King, Jr at a southwest Minneapolis park named after the civil rights leader will take place Jan. 6 at 6:30...

Hunger increases across America

Reports that corporations that received federal bailout dollars are doing better, even making a profit, gives many economists a reason to smile.  Unfortunately, that corporate cheer isn’t trickling do...
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Composition by Edward Green

Composition by Edward Green Edward Green's new composition, "Once Upon A Time" will be premiered in two free concerts by the Minnesota Sinfonia this January.

Edward Green is an award-winning composer and educator currently teachi...
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