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Patrick Henry High School’s Janaan Ahmed has been selected to serve as the student representative on the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) board.

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This is Part II of a two-part article on Racism, Health, and the high incidents of maternal and infant deaths and premature births among Black women in America.

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This is Part I of a two-part article on racism, health, and the high incidents of maternal and infant deaths and premature births among Black women in America. 

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Marian Wright Edelman, a trailblazer, freedom fighter and champion of causes that affect the nation’s young, has announced that she’s stepping aside from the Children’s Defense Fund, an organization she founded 45 years ago.

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Somali women packers for the Amazon distribution center in Minneapolis are fired up and refusing to speed up the production line, becoming the first known group to defy Amazon management and bring them to the bargaining table.

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In a spirited celebration of Minnesota civil rights icon Dr. Josie Johnson, a crowd of some 200 friends, colleagues, and admirers gathered at the Humphrey School of Public to hear of the school's plans to create a fellowship in Johnson's name and rename a community meeting room after her.

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History was made in Minnesota when a little before midnight the race for Minnesota Attorney General was called for Rep. Keith Ellison. 

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DFLers came together for a rally and get-out-the-vote effort in North Minneapolis. 

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Fired up, ready to go. 

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The right of Black people to vote has been opposed since the passing of 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1870, which granted Blacks access to the ballot.

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Early voting stations are up and running throughout the metro. This sign welcomes voters to cast ballots at the Minneapolis Urban League, 2100 Plymouth Ave. in North Minneapolis. Early, on-site, voting in Minnesota will continue until Nov. 5 with Election Day Nov. 6.

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Equity and inclusion are at the core of Rep. Tim Walz’ campaign for governor and he’s not afraid to tell it to any audience listening.

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Acooa Ellis, the newly appointed senior vice president of Community Impact at Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW), sees community partnership as imperative to the organization’s efforts to make effective change as she leads the charge for a new community-building approach.

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Nearly 100 law enforcement and prosecution officials from Ramsey and Hennepin Counties convened for a leadership conference to discuss ideas on how to achieve better public safety outcomes for our residents in Ramsey and Hennepin counties.

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“I think we all recognize that this is a historic moment” said Timothy Welsh, Vice Chairman, Consumer Banking Sales and Service at US Bank. “Today we celebrate the opening of a new headquarters for one of the most important and vibrant companies in our region. But we celebrate more than that…