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As Joe Biden has entered the crowded Democratic field for the 2020 presidential election, it wouldn’t be surprising if the former vice president will join some of the other 19 declared candidates in using reparations for the Transatlantic Slave Trade as a political platform.

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The Science Museum of Minnesota has received $1 million from the Otto Bremer Trust as the lead investment in the museum’s equity initiative, which seeks to expand its impact using science to address education outcomes.

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The Old National Bank Foundation, philanthropic arm of Old National Bank, presented a check for $10,000 to Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON), a nonprofit that seeks to create economic opportunity in North Minneapolis.

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African and European journalists convened at the Marcus Garvey House, home of Insight News in North Minneapolis, to discuss their craft and to address challenges facing journalists worldwide. The April 19 meeting was a part of a Meridian International Center’s custom exchange tour. The wide-…

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The talk was about gender and pay equity, but in many ways equity rode in the passenger seat, as it was empowerment that did the driving.

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St. Paul snowboarder Aten-Wa Theba placed among the nation’s top competitors at this year’s United States of America Snowboard Association (USASA) Nationals snowboard competition held at Copper Mountain, C. March 31 – April 5.  

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On March 2 Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert announced she will not indict officers Terrence Mercadal and Jarad Robinet in the March 2018 shooting death of 22-year-old Stephon Clark.

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It shouldn’t take someone lobbying government entities to see that displacing thousands and breaking up a thriving community is wrong, but maybe, just maybe, had a few more like Corey Day been around before Intestate 94 tore through the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul that action could have b…

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Lori Lightfoot, a 56-year-old former prosecutor and an openly-gay Black woman, promised as Chicago's next mayor to bring unity and new hope to a shrinking city mired in debt, corruption and gun violence.

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Keith Ellison: When it comes to the opioids, there's a company called Purdue Pharmaceutical that makes OxyContin and other medicines that address pain. They minimized discussion about its level of addictiveness. They pushed really aggressive sales techniques that were not supported by eviden…

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Thursday demonstrated for the county board a new statistical dashboard that is likely the most revealing of any prosecutor’s office in the country.

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The Why You? Initiative, Inc. ([YU?]) will host its Biannual Spring Confab to be held at InterContinental Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Hotel, 5005 Glumack Dr., Minneapolis. The conference takes place March 29 and March 30. Formally called Confab, the conference draws individuals from various…

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Insight News founder and editor-in-chief, Al McFarlane (right) interviewed Dorothy Bridges, former senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and former president of Franklin Bank. The interview is part of the Comcast's "Voices of the Civil Rights Movement" series. The …