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Iyanla Vanzant delights; inspires at Delta luncheon

Iyanla Vanzant delights; inspires at Delta luncheonIn a room filled with more than 600 people – 580 or so women – author and television personality Iyanla Vanzant offered words of inspiration that had most proclaiming, "It's my time."
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Part II: 'FIRST YOU CRY', Jim Clingman, his family, their faith and their fight

Part II: 'FIRST YOU CRY', Jim Clingman, his family, their faith and their fight(TriceEdneyWire.com) - It was the perfect plan. After living in his native Cincinnati, Ohio for all of their 22 years of marriage, Sylvia and Jim Clingman were preparing to move to another state and start a new life.
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Fire devastates West Broadway businesses, upstairs housing units

Fire devastates West Broadway businesses, upstairs housing unitsA Wednesday (April 15) early morning fire roared through a row of businesses and residences leaving many homeless and one high profile community organization in search of new operating facilities.
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Ellison, Pocan lead call for Constitutional amendment to guarantee the right to vote

Ellison, Pocan lead call for Constitutional amendment to guarantee the right to voteWith the right to vote being questioned in states throughout the nation, representatives from neighboring states are calling on Congress to amend the Constitution to ensure citizens' rights to vote.
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STARTRIBUNE DECLARES OPEN SEASON ON BLACK LEADERS

STARTRIBUNE DECLARES OPEN SEASON ON BLACK LEADERSIn a series of sustained and unrelenting attacks, the Minneapolis StarTribune newspaper has declared an Open Season on Black Leaders.
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School board tables MUL Academy contract renewal

School board tables MUL Academy contract renewalThe Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday evening to table the approving the Urban League Academy's contract for the coming 2015-2016 academic year while MUL explores location options for the next school year.
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Bringing Health Care to our Neighborhood

Bringing Health Care to our NeighborhoodIn 2012, North Memorial Health Care launched an innovative program that helps patients beyond hospital and clinic walls. The Community Paramedic program removes emergency-trained paramedics for one or two days a week from our hectic routine of racing to the scene of accidents and instead we make scheduled visits to homes of frail or elderly patients, or those with chronic conditions like diabetes. When we started the Community Paramedic program nearly three years ago, it was the first of its kind of Minnesota.
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Capacity building key focus of DFL training summit

Capacity building key focus of DFL training summitRegistration is now open for the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Training Summit set for June 20 at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. The event features nationally recognized speakers and dynamic breakout sessions.
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Women Leading Change: How to become a drum major for justice

Women Leading Change: How to become a drum major for justiceA drum major for justice is a leader who breaks down barriers that restrict access to justice and creates new inroads to freedom. Attorney Melanie Bates is a drum major for justice who has committed her life's work to effecting social change. Bates is a Policy & Communications Associate with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of the Nation's Capital. Early in her life, Bates recognized the important leadership role of lawyers and decided to unleash the transformative power within her hands to create change. Her dream was to become a lawyer in order to ensure that every person, regardless of socioeconomic status, has equal access to quality legal representation. Each day, she makes her dream a reality through her exercise of leadership and service in the community.
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What is the African American Leadership Forum?

What is the African American Leadership Forum?PART 1

The African American Leadership Forum or AALF (pronounced "Alf") as it's known, is a thought or idea that we as African American people can be better together than we can apart.
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Conversations with Al McFarlane Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 RECAP

Conversations with Al McFarlane Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 RECAPConversations with Al McFarlane last Tuesday opened with the rhythmic and sultry vocals of Twin Cities jazz stylist Thomasina Petrus' interpretation of Billy Holiday's "Strange Fruit" from the Petrus CD "If Only ... Billie Unsung." The program celebrated Holiday's 100 birthday. Holiday died at the age of 44.
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