Sharp drop in African-American male enrollment in med schools
Monday, 06 May 2013 14:18
Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondents
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Fewer African-American males were enrolled in the first year of medical schools last year than 32 years ago, a trend that, if left uncorrected, could hamper efforts to provide quality health care to underserved communities, according to a top officer in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Annual Labor History Tour : Steel Rails, Strong Hearts
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 11:24
Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m.
Union Depot, 214 Fourth Street East Join Dave Riehle and historian James Robinson, a scholar of the dining car waiters organizations, for a tour of sites and settings associated with the history of African American railroad workers. Tour starts at the renovated Union Depot. Cosponsored by MnDOT African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG).
Schools without a majority: Implications and opportunities
Monday, 29 April 2013 14:30
The 16th annual Julian Parker Lecture will be held 7:00-8:30 pm on Thursday, May 9, in Opus Hall on the Minneapolis campus of the University of St. Thomas. This year's program is titled "Schools Without a Majority: Implications and Opportunities."
Write On: Minneapolis Urban League Academy students learn about publishing career pathways
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 10:09
Celebrating the power of words and the art of writing, Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) Academy School students will be afforded the opportunity to express their personal viewpoints, learn about publishing career pathways, produce their own book, and be taught first hand that English class and communication skills do matter and can serve them well for a lifetime.
Pete Rhodes, chairman, Urban Mass Media Group, executive director, Black Music America Network. Carol Maillard, Sweet Honey in the Rock. Karen L. Charles, artistic director, Threads Dance Project. Phyllis Gilliam, Sunday's Best.