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Georgia Fort is an Emmy-nominated media professional with more than 10 years of experience in radio and public television.  

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Black Enterprise Founder and Publisher Earl G. Graves, Sr., the quintessential entrepreneur who created a vehicle of information and advocacy that has inspired four generations of African Americans to build wealth through entrepreneurship, career advancement and money management, has died. A…

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To slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state, Gov. Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-20 directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit movements outside of their home beyond essential needs. 

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Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a warning to Minnesotans to avoid potential charity scams related to COVID-19. With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rising in Minnesota, there is a risk that scammers will try to prey on the generosity of Minnesota donors by tricking them into don…

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Service changes will take effect on Wednesday, March 25, as Metro Transit continues to support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 while serving those who must make essential trips and who have no other options than to take transit.

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First, we would like to extend a hearty thank you to the community for the care residents are showing one another as we all work together to stay healthy. Second, we at NRRC would also like to thank you for your patience as we navigate our new community engagement landscape.  NRRC will conti…

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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today announced that due to a national shortage of COVID-19 laboratory testing materials, the state is forced to make adjustments to its testing criteria to focus on the highest priority specimens, including hospitalized patients. Health care workers …

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While the emergency order from Governor Tim Walz prohibits the general public from dining and drinking inside Minnesota bars and restaurants through March 27th, it does allow these businesses to sell food and drink for take-out, delivery and curbside pickup.

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Today Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declared a local public health emergency to respond to the threat posed by COVID-19. The mayor’s declaration must be voted on by the city council within 72 hours. Under the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances (Title 6, section 128.50 through 128.90), the mayor i…

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In a move that stunned many, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) sent a letter to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman requesting a review of the murder case of 11-year-old Tyesha Edwards that has Myon Burrell serving a life sentence.

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A hearing on the CROWN Act takes place Wednesday (March 4) at 9:45 a.m. at the State Office Building, Room 10, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul. 

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On the Feb. 11 broadcast of KFAI Radio’s “Conversations with Al McFarlane” a lively discussion of politics occurred between the host Al McFarlane and Council of Minnesotans of African America Heritage (CMAH) Executive Director Justin Terrell and Policy Director Jasmine Carey. 

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State Rep. Mohamud Noor (DFL – Minneapolis), Sen. Kari Dziedzic (DFL – Minneapolis), Housing Finance and Policy Chair Alice Hausman (DFL – St. Paul), Hassanen Mohamed, who is the family member of fire victim Nadifa Mohamud, and former State Fire Marshall Tom Brace presented legislation to re…

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Minnesota is known for many things. Good living, a good education system, the weather and home of iconic musicians like Prince.

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A decade ago, the iPad was yet to hit the market, Instagram and Snapchat didn’t exist and the nation was being guided at the capable hands of its first Black president, Barack Obama. 

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The Philando Castile Peace Garden Committee announced the launch of a fundraising campaign to enhance the Falcon Heights Peace Garden created in honor of Philando Castile, who was killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights.

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Editor's Note: The below op/ed was originally published as a letter to the editor by The New York Times. The Times is committed to publishing a diversity of letters to the editor. The op/ed is reproduced here by request.December 18 — Today the House of Representatives will vote on whether to…

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Shortly after the House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump on Friday, December 13, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held a conference call with publishers of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the trade association …