Candace Owens, a conservative pundit, launched a “Blexit” campaign where she calls for Black people to leave the Democratic party.
At the first city council hearing for public comment on Mayor Jacob Frey’s proposed Minneapolis 2019 budget, a new coalition called Reclaim the Block demanded the city divest 5 percent from the Minneapolis Police Department’s (MPD) budget and invest that money in other community programs tha…
In an arrangement between the city of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and Graco Inc., a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, several agreements were reached on the development of a riverfront park adjacent to Hall’s Island in northeast Min…
(StatePoint) Want to give back this holiday season? There are many ways to get into the charitable spirit. And if you need some inspiration for how to go about benefitting those in your local and global community, consider the following ideas.
Robbinsdale Area Schools is accepting nominations for the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year and Education Assistant (EA) of the Year.
Marcq Sung is the new director of Business Development in the Planning and Economic Development (PED) department for the city of St. Paul.
A growing senior population in St. Paul and the need for expanded senior living options in the Summit-University community are driving the creation of a new 101-unit senior living community with expanded care services called Seven Hills Senior Living.
The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, in collaboration with the Capri Theater and the Minnesota Historical Society, presents “Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story,” featuring the Grammy-winning bluegrass trio, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and the untold st…
Art is My Weapon in collaboration with the city of Minneapolis present a youth led exhibition to address and combat trauma Oct. 25 – Oct. 28.
Luis Pereira has been hired as the new planning director for St. Paul’s Planning and Economic Development (PED) department.
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced the "" input series to gather public feedback on the City’s equity work.
Ethnic-minority businesses owners from across the country competed in a speed pitching event in St. Paul on Wednesday night (Oct. 11) as part of Twin Cities Startup Week.
(NewsUSA) - Microsoft se unirá a Hispanicize LA por segundo año consecutivo. El evento, diseñado para creadores de tendencias y creadores de noticias latinos, tendrá lugar en Los ?ngeles del 11 al 13 de octubre, y dos ejecutivos de Microsoft abordarán algunas de las últimas innovaciones e il…
Scholars and community members will participate in a University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) Critical Conversation on the hidden history of racial covenants in Minneapolis.
(StatePoint)Â While history may feel like the distant past (and something you may think you donâ€™t need to know much about outside the classroom), many experts believe it can offer valuable lessons for today.
(NAPSI)—More than 30 million Americans have served in the United States Army. If you or someone you care about is among them, you can now order a personalized, commemorative brick that will be permanently placed along the pathway to the future National Museum of the United States Army.
(StatePoint) Sixty-two percent of 9 to 11-year-olds say they have been bullied at least â€œonce or twice,â€ according to a recent national survey.
(NewsUSA) - National Hispanic Heritage Month is here! Microsoft shares inspiring stories about Latinos driven by passion, determination, faith, love - and everything in between. Join the celebration sharing your story using #MicrosoftLatinx and #HispanicHeritageMonth.
(StatePoint) Students are more successful when they practice leadership outside of the classroom. A recent survey conducted by Harris Poll found that 91 percent of respondents agreed with this statement.
(StatePoint) Fast food coupons used as prizes, candy sale fundraisers, vending machine exteriors -- these are just a few examples of the kinds of junk food marketing that regularly takes place in U.S. schools, and such advertising is taking a toll on childrenâ€™s health, say experts.
(NewsUSA) - Sending the kids to college means letting go, but it doesn't mean disconnecting, especially when it comes to safety.
(NewsUSA) - Teachers deserve every break they can get. Reports show that wages for educators have been declining, and some work two jobs to make ends meet. Meanwhile, many teachers pay out of their own pockets for books and supplies. As the new school year approaches, Barnes & Noble want…
(NewsUSA) - While a global economy is an advantage for many companies that operate internationally, compliance with the multitude of complex and ever-changing laws and regulations can be a burden to doing business, and the penalties of non-compliance can be severe. This is particularly true …
(StatePoint) With seemingly constant negative news reports telling of school shootings, suicides and more, you may feel like there is little to feel hopeful about these days, but experts say that having hope can be a powerful tool in good times and bad.
(NewsUSA) - Teaching teens to drive can be a hair-raising experience for any parent. And while driver's education classes can help focus kids' attention on the rules of the road and basic etiquette while behind the wheel, they need to put their education into action on the road.
(NewsUSA) - For students around the country, summer vacation may be in full swing, but for many, that hasn't kept them from learning - especially those interested in a career in agriculture.
(NewsUSA) - With so many TV shows, videos, and games vying for a child's attention, it can be hard to keep him or her inspired to read. It can be even harder to do so in "real life" settings, but interacting with other kids and sharing excitement for a series or character is often more power…
(StatePoint) Hitting the road this summer and want to do something good for the world along the way? Consider using your summer road trip as an opportunity to give back to the communities you visit. For some inspiration, check out these great ways Americans are rethinking vacations to includ…
(StatePoint) For Service members and their families stationed away and U.S. citizens living abroad, family and friends are vital connections to life back home. During the 2018 midterm elections, you can be an important source of voting information, especially for 18-24-year-olds voting absen…
(StatePoint) Active shooter incidents are rare. You are 700 times more likely to die in a car crash, for example, than from an active shooter event, according to the National Safety Council. However, these terrifying events are on the rise. Experts say that being prepared can save lives.
(NewsUSA) - Many high school students who might not have seen college as an option are now ready to pursue advanced education as Dell Scholars, thanks to a unique nonprofit education program.
(StatePoint) Studies have shown that high-quality pre-K education better prepares children to achieve in school and makes them more likely to strive for higher vocational aspirations. It also has a positive impact on society. For every dollar spent on high-quality early education, society ga…
(StatePoint) From small one-time purchases to monthly service fees, you may not think much about what happens to your money after spending it.
(StatePoint) At a divisive moment in our nationâ€™s history, you may be wondering how average citizens can help bring about friendlier politics.
(StatePoint) Want to give back to your community during the holidays, but itâ€™s just not in the budget? With total holiday sales forecasted to hit over $1 trillion this season, itâ€™s good to know that there are plenty of ways to give back without spending another dime.
- Minneapolis-based Blexit threatens trademark infringement, legal action against Candace Owens
- Obie Award-winning playwright: Ntozake Shange dies at 70
- Bloomberg awards Minneapolis, St. Paul get $2.5 million each: Fighting climate change
- Purple spotlight: Prince Day Houston
- Republicans change the script and now support Obamacare
- Norman named Summit Academy Board Chair
- Emerging market investing for undervalued, overlooked communities: Building dreams, opportunity
- Power of the gavel: Five Black Caucus members set to chair committees in Congress
- Morris Day to perform at halftime of Timberwolves game on Nov. 16
- NABJ appalled by President Trump's continued disrespect of African-American women journalists and journalists in general
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"Grind" by L.A. Trello and Tez Smiff. This song and video were produced through the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at Hope Community, a Phillips neighborhood resource center. Best Buy has partnered with Hope and other centers throughout the nation to provide technology access to those who may oth…