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August is National Breastfeeding Month, and peer counselors at Hennepin County Public Health have been working to identify and overcome barriers that women (families, really) of color face to adopt the practice of breastfeeding for babies and moms.

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PaviElle, Maria Isa, Mac Irv, Queen and Poets from Just Write Now, KPW, the ARTS-Us Youth Drummers and Dancers, and DJ Digie will perform at the 4th Annual Central Honors Philando, Aug. 18.

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The nation’s first, permanent, public memorial to honor survivors of sexual violence will break ground at Boom Island Park (near the footbridge to Nicollet Island) in Minneapolis on Aug. 8. at 10 a.m.

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When my husband and I decided to start a family, we promised ourselves that having kids wouldn’t mean abandoning our active lifestyle.

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Most go through a journey of finding a passion and purpose, but for Ivy McGregor, her light was destined to shine from a young age. 

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The Twin Cities Black Affinity group will host its spring biannual Twin Cities Black Affinity Network Development Day (TC BANDD) at the Cargill headquarters,15407 McGinty Rd. W., Wayzata this coming Saturday (June 22).

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The jeow mak len explodes on the tongue in a scattering of spicy-sweet. Tiger’s eye fish sauce melds with mortar-and-pestled bits of cilantro, chili, tomato, shallot, and garlic– a conspiracy of flavors bordering on fatal.

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It is common knowledge that the relationship between mothers and daughters or older and younger women shapes the lives of both generations.

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Tucked between Avenue C and Clinton Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan is Adela Fargas’ tribute to her Afrodecendientes roots.

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U.S. Navy Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Ibrahim Kaba (front), from Brooklyn Park, maneuvers through the ship while responding to a simulated active shooter during anti-terrorism force protection drills aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance in the Indian Ocean, March 13. The Spruance …

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EAST CHINA SEA – Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Jonathan Pate, from Eagan, takes readings from a low pressure system aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell. McCampbell is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in suppor…

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The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that Grambling State University will host the 2019 and 2020 Football National Championships at the historic Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.

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Forecast Public Art and the Hennepin County Multicultural Arts Committee announced “Sib Pauv Zog: A Hmong Cultural Harvest,” an exhibit in the Hennepin Gallery, 300 S. 6th St., A level, Minneapolis, created by artists from ArtCrop and curated by Oskar Ly.

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the organization has hit a funding milestone, raising more than $10 million dollars for this $25 million initiative. 

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As a member of the infamous Wilmington 10 case in North Carolina from 1972 to 2012, I witnessed firsthand why the criminal justice system in the United States needed to be thoroughly reformed.