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Dec 22nd

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Gary Schiff named President of the Council on Crime and Justice

Gary Schiff named President of the Council on Crime and JusticeGary Schiff has been named as the President of the Council on Crime and Justice. As President, he will lead the staff and operations of the 57 year-old research, advocacy, and service organization based in downtown Minneapolis.
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Youth Congress commemorates Mississippi Freedom Summer

Youth Congress commemorates Mississippi Freedom SummerThe 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer was celebrated June 25 – 29 during a convening in Jackson, Miss.
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Sisterhood Boutique expands

Sisterhood Boutique expandsBusiness is good for the participants in the Brian Coyle Center Youth Entrepreneurship Program.
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Immigration office move abandoned

Immigration office move abandonedWASHINGTON, DC – After a major push from Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Rep. Keith Ellison, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced it has abandoned its original plan to move the Twin Cities U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office and will instead restart the process and seek an alternative site that is accessible by public transportation.
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Matthew Little: Global perspective

Matthew Little: Global perspectiveFires of the 60's vs the deity of daddy part IV

In the middle of a world that was radically changing, a world that for a child was on her own block, my father imparted a global perspective to my brother and sisters.
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Martin and Coretta King awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Martin and Coretta King awarded Congressional Gold MedalWASHINGTON (NNPA) – During a recent ceremony on Capitol Hill, lawmakers from the United States Senate and House of Representatives celebrated the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King with the Congressional Gold Medal.
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NNPA presents Willie Brown with Legacy Award

NNPA presents Willie Brown with Legacy AwardPORTLAND, Oregon (NNPA) – Former San Francisco mayor and Democratic powerbroker Willie Brown received the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) prestigious Legacy Award last week for his distinguished public service.
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African American DFL Caucus supports Minneapolis Civil Rights Department's current direction and leadership

African American DFL Caucus supports Minneapolis Civil Rights Department's current direction and leadershipIn light of the recent criticism directed at both the work and leadership of the Civil Rights Department, the African American Caucus of the DFL is expressing its support for the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights.
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Fires of the 60s vs the deity of daddy

Fires of the 60s vs the deity of daddyPART 3 IN A SERIES

My father believed (like most men in the 1950s) that my mother's role was in the home raising his children, and my mother raised all of us to understand that, "Your father is very important."
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The Gateway: Bridge art connects downtown to northside

The Gateway: Bridge art connects downtown to northsideThe John Biggers Seed Project (Seed), a public art and design effort that engages renowned African-American artists in mentoring young artists, revealed its designs for a massive art project that seeks to transform the Olson Memorial Highway Bridge over Interstate 94.
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James Barnett leads Minneapolis College Prep

James Barnett leads Minneapolis College PrepAt just 28 years of age and not too far removed from college himself, James Barnett is charged with making sure that students at Minneapolis College Preparatory School attend and graduate college themselves.
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