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Nov 26th

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Early voting begins Sept. 19, makes it easier than ever to make your voice heard

Early voting begins Sept. 19, makes it easier than ever to make your voice heardFrom paying bills and shopping online to keeping up with friends on Facebook, there is no doubt that technology and convenience play a huge role in our lives.
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The cooperative response to living on the edge, and frontier

The cooperative response to living on the edge, and frontierCooperative business leaders and community development activists will study the almost invisible but 230-year history of African American experiences with co-ops, including credit unions and mutual insurances, at a series of major events this month in the Twin Cities.
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Six reasons why Hmong Americans should vote this year

Six reasons why Hmong Americans should vote this yearHistorically, the Hmong community has had one of the lowest voter turnouts, but with outreach campaigns there have been considerable advances made in increasing a Hmong voting bloc in Minnesota.
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Black lawyers to challenge police brutality in 25 cities

Black lawyers to challenge police brutality in 25 citiesWASHINGTON (NNPA) – In an effort to combat police brutality in the Black community, the National Bar Association (NBA) recently announced plans to file open records requests in 25 cities to study allegations of police misconduct.
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The Goal: Equality & Justice for All: Spike Moss reflects on history and recent events

The Goal: Equality & Justice for All: Spike Moss reflects on history and recent events"They stood up for us," said Spike Moss, NAACP Community Action Chair, referring to generations of African-Americans in the pursuit of increased civil rights and freedom from oppression in America. "But Ferguson may be the turning point," Moss continued, referring to the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo.
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Republicans seek increase engagement in communities of color

Republicans seek increase engagement in communities of colorLeaders of the state's ethnic press today met with Chris Fields, vice chair of the Minnesota Republican Party to talk about diversity and outreach to communities of color in the upcoming elections and beyond. The meeting was held at the Marcus Garvey House in North Minneapolis, headquarters for Minnesota Multicultural Media Consortium.
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Franken campaign connects with ethnic media around communities of color civic engagement

Franken campaign connects with ethnic media around communities of color civic engagementSenator Al Franken's re-election campaign managers, Alana Petersen and Abou Amara, and Corey Day, Executive Director of the Minnesota DFL Party today met with owners of Minnesota ethnic media to talk about diversity and outreach to communities of color in the upcoming elections and beyond.
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Minneapolis man, Douglas McCain, was ISIS fighter

Minneapolis man, Douglas McCain, was ISIS fighterDouglas McAuthur McCain, a Black man from the Minneapolis, Minn. area, was killed in Syria, fighting for ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq, the White House has confirmed.
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Fight turns deadly in leaderless Lesotho

Fight turns deadly in leaderless LesothoSep. 2 (GIN) – In the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, encircled by South Africa, there's trouble in paradise.
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Why a St. Louis native refused to rally in Minnesota in support of Mike Brown

Why a St. Louis native refused to rally in Minnesota in support of Mike BrownSean Bell ... no justice, no peace.

Oscar Grant ... no justice, no peace.

Trayvon Martin ... no justice, no peace.

Eric Garner ... no justice, no peace.

John Crawford III ... no justice, no peace.

Michael Brown ... no justice, no peace.
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Southwest LRT threatens the "City of Lakes"

Southwest LRT threatens the "Despicable" Congressman Martin Sabo called the Southwest LRT plan sold to the public as equity for the North Side. Industrial west Minneapolis is the closest the proposed route would come to the North Side with connector buses and heated bus shelters not included in LRT funding but offered as a possible side agreement.
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