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Some oblige by the saying, “Give people their flowers while they are still living,” but for Richard Estes, he received them while living and after his passing.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced the finalists for its 2019 Salute to Excellence Awards and Insight News’ Harry Colbert, Jr. has been nominated for two awards.

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“This is a racial equity project.” That was the assurance given by Erik Hansen, director of Economic Policy and Development for the city of Minneapolis, during a recent sit-down with reporters to discuss the Upper Harbor Terminal development project along the western bank of the Mississippi …

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North Minneapolis’ Phillis Wheatley Community Center was the home of the Juneteenth Forum on June 13.

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For more than 60 years Hospitality House has been serving the youth of North Minneapolis; for the past 25 years it has benefited from its relationship with Northeast Bank. 

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Citing his “significant concern regarding the persistent threats to our election systems,” Minnesota Attorney General Ellison led a coalition of 21 other attorneys general from around the country to ask Congress to take action to protect the integrity of America’s elections.  

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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $1 million investment in Springboard for the Arts, moving the organization closer to establishing a new St. Paul location on the Green Line.

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(Global Information Network) A citizen action group – the Council of Patriots (COP) – has a long list of demands covering governance, human rights and the rule of law, national peace and reconciliation, integrity and accountability, among others. 

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Bold, fearless and timely” are words used by fellow journalists to describe the work of Karen Attiah, the 2019 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Journalist of the Year.

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“Don’t go out because you’ll get too dark” was the warning told to me every time I wanted to go outside and spend time with my friends.

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The nation’s leading public interest group providing seniors and others with information that empowers them to choose how they live, AARP, regularly publishes a retirement calculator that individuals and families can use to provide a personalized snapshot of what their financial future might…

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Melvin Smith met and married his purpose in 1968 within three months.

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Although the number of people in prisons and jails in America has slightly declined, numbers released in April by the Bureau of Justice Statistics still show that nearly 1.5 million individuals were in prison by the end of 2017.

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More than 400 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners volunteered to assemble resource kits for kids and families in-need as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event.

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Attorney General Keith Ellison has joined 42 other states and Puerto Rico, in a coalition led by the State of Connecticut, in filing a lawsuit against 20 manufacturers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and 15 individual defendants.

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a binding written opinion that under Minnesota law, “public schools are prohibited from denying students — who are eligible to receive their diploma — the opportunity to participate in graduation ceremonies due to unpaid meal debts.”