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GOP: How not to pursue women's vote

GOP: How not to pursue women's voteWASHINGTON (NNPA) – This is the kind of stuff that you can't make up. During the first debate with front-runners for the Republican nomination to become president, Megyn Kelly, one of the moderators for Fox News, pressed Donald Trump on some clearly sexist comments he had made in the past.
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Hodges details Minneapolis budget priorities

Hodges details Minneapolis budget prioritiesMayor Betsy Hodges set forth her vision for transforming Minneapolis into a leading city of the 21st century during her 2016 budget address.

The mayor proposed investments focused on growth and improving basic city services for all residents.
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Farewell and hello to Jackie Cooper

Farewell and hello to Jackie CooperMonday, Aug. 3.

It was St. Paul evening at Kings Crossing, Community Room. Peoples from every walk of life poured out to say farewell, thank you and hello; expressing love and appreciation, wishing Jackie Cooper, the very best. It was good-bye and hello in the same event.
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Ferguson: One year later

Ferguson: One year laterWASHINGTON (NNPA) -- It's been one year since the murder of Michael Brown galvanized the Ferguson, Mo. community and forced the nation to face the horrors of police violence. And as the activist slogan asserts, the ensuing protests have become a movement, not just a moment.
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10 years later, Hurricane Katrina's impact still devastating on New Orleans' Black residents

10 years later, Hurricane Katrina's impact still devastating on New Orleans' Black residentsNew Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu took to the road to declare his city is "no longer recovering, no longer rebuilding" a decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated it in one of America's worst natural disasters, but some refuse to buy that speech.
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Remembering Julian Bond (January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015)

Remembering Julian Bond (January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015)On hearing the announcement that Julian Bond had passed on to the ancestors, I knew greatness had left us. The event gave me pause and I tried to remember when I first found myself in the sphere of influence of this great American leader.
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Victor Propes A pioneering spirit

Victor Propes A pioneering spiritVictor Propes envisioned strategies and structures that could support the advancement of people of African descent in Minnesota. His legacy includes ongoing efforts that seek to quicken consciousness and processes than can deliver equity and engagement to Minnesota's Black community.
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Congressional Black Caucus offers condolences on the passing of Amelia Boynton Robinson

Congressional Black Caucus offers condolences on the passing of Amelia Boynton RobinsonWASHINGTON, D.C. - Aug 26, 2015 — Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) said on the passing of 104-year-old civil rights icon Amelia Boynton Robinson, "Today we mourn the passing of a remarkable citizen, Mrs. Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist and one of the leaders of the 1965 Bloody Sunday march of 1965.
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The legacy of Julian Bond

The legacy of Julian BondThere is an old African proverb that says "The spirit of a freedom warrior will never die in the enduring life of the village, yet that valued spirit will be passed on to future generations." Julian Bond was a freedom fighter. He was a gallant leader-warrior for freedom, justice and equality. And his spirit will never die.
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Judge Natalie E. Hudson named Associate Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court

Judge Natalie E. Hudson named Associate Justice, Minnesota Supreme CourtGov. Mark Dayton announced his appointment of the Honorable Natalie Hudson as associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court.
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McFarlane elected NNPA Foundation Board Chair

McFarlane elected NNPA Foundation Board ChairWashington, DC (August 2015) -- The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF), the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that manages charitable, educational and literary activities that promote high standards in ethnic media, recently elected four new officers to its board of directors Executive Committee.
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