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Jul 07th

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Richardson to lead St. Stephen's Human Services

Richardson to lead St. Stephen's Human ServicesThe Board of Directors of St. Stephen’s Human Services announced that Roy Richardson will be joining the agency as Executive Director, effective August 1, 2013. Richardson succeeds former Executive Director, Mikkel Beckmen.
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Arleta Little named McKnight arts program officer

Arleta Little named McKnight arts program officerThe McKnight Foundation has hired Arleta Little as arts program officer. She will join the foundation on August 5.
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Story I of an 11-Story Series on Race in America - Past and Present

Story I of an 11-Story Series on Race in America - Past and PresentAmerica's Twentieth-Century Slavery

The horrifying, little-known story of how hundreds of thousands of
Blacks worked in brutal bondage right up until World War II.
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TSA commends Metro Transit Minneapolis-St. Paul for highest security levels

TSA commends Metro Transit Minneapolis-St. Paul for highest security levelsWashington, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has commended Metro Transit Minneapolis-St. Paul as one of 16 rail and public transportation agencies from across the nation for earning TSA's highest rating of "Gold Standard" on the agency's most recent Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) for their dedication to building a strong security program.
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Cherryhomes Co-Chair Announcement

Cherryhomes Co-Chair AnnouncementState Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, (DFL-59) has joined the Jackie Cherryhomes for Mayor Campaign as its co-chair. Champion will serve in his new capacity alongside former City Councilmember Kathleen O'Brien, and prominent attorney and former City Councilmember Walter Rockenstein.
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Department of Justice Petition: One million people

Department of Justice Petition: One million peopleAs of last Tuesday morning, one million people have signed an NAACP petition asking the Department of Justice to pursue federal and civil rights charges against George Zimmerman after he was founded not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin.
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Tribute to South Africa

Tribute to South AfricaOh do I believe
God has chosen people
To carry the cross
And to bear the pain
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Big Daddy Kane to headline KMOJ stage at FLOW Northside Arts Crawl

Big Daddy Kane to headline KMOJ stage at FLOW Northside Arts CrawlA quarter century after blessing hip-hop with his “Long Live The Kane” debut, Big Daddy Kane is back at it.

Most recently, Kane released a single produced by DJ Premier titled "28 Bars of Kane" in honor of the new Air Jordan XX8 sneaker release. One of hip-hop's most lyrical, diverse, innovative, and trend-setting M.C.s, this baritone voiced, dapper M.C. was the one to bring the "playa" element to hip-hop. Kane’s lyrical gymnastics and passion for soul music make him an irreplaceable figure.
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McClaurin joins staff at Federal Executive Institute

McClaurin joins staff at Federal Executive InstituteDr. Irma McClaurin, anthropologist, administrator, and writer, completed the four-week Leadership for a Democratic Society Executive Training Program at the Federal Executive Institute (FIE) in Charlottesville, Va., this past of June. 
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Why Morsi fell…in Egypt

Why Morsi fell…in EgyptRep. Michele Bachmann, no stranger to outlandish claims, once said, “It appears that there has been deep penetration in the halls of our United States government” by the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Verdict shows there is still much work to be done

Verdict shows there is still much work to be doneLast week a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin. As a father of two black boys, a leader in this community, and a citizen in this nation, I am saddened and deeply concerned by the verdict in the case. For those of us who wanted to see Justice served, we feel betrayed and outraged. This verdict illustrates how the deep-rooted ugliness of bias can be masked in a system that rarely protects those who it was not designed to serve. When you consider the many advancements we have witnessed in our lifetime, it is disappointing that our country is not as far ahead as we would hope. These actions confirm our work is far from over and we must continue to persist every day to achieve equality for all. 
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