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This week, I wanted to take a moment to shine a little “purple spotlight” on a brother doing important work by maintaining positivity, purple music, and philanthropy, wherever he goes, Craig Alexander of Prince Day Houston.

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Throughout my life, I have seen great advances in the cause of civil rights. I have been honored to work alongside many other community activists, leaders and elected officials to achieve some of those steps – including passage of Minnesota's landmark anti-discrimination laws in the 1950s an…

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Keith Ellison’s plan to become Minnesota’s next Attorney General has emerged as a lightning rod attracting venomous vitriol in a toxic and dangerous political environment.

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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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Let us be clear, the stakes couldn’t be much higher than they are with the looming Nov. 6 midterm elections.

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Since moving to Minneapolis in 1990, my career in public policy has included organizer for the Whittier Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP), the first approved by the city of Minneapolis, consultant to various neighborhoods NRP plans, tenant’s rights organizer in St. Paul, executive di…

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Throughout my life, I have seen great advances in the cause of civil rights. I have been honored to work alongside many other community activists, leaders and elected officials to achieve some of those steps – including passage of Minnesota's landmark anti-discrimination laws in the 1950s an…

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou

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I attended the Hennepin County Candidate Forum at the New Creation Church hosted by Isaiah & Faith in Minnesota this past Saturday. At one time I didn't think our vote was important, until Trump became President. His divisive & hateful rhetoric towards the immigrants, Muslims & o…

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A proud heritage, a propensity towards service built on tradition and culture is depicted in this beautiful image ‘One Endless Voice to Enhance Our Traditions’ poster celebrating National Hispanic Month September 15th – October 15th, 2018. One endless voice in harmony, oftentimes in two lang…

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Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin has been representing Minneapolis on the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners since 1991, yet, the county’s record on contracting with people of color is abysmal. 

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As teams gear up for the NFL season, President Trump is reviving his destructive and diversionary attacks aimed at turning fans against players.

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Not sure where to start so I guess I’ll start by saying thank you to Mr. Al McFarlane for the opportunity and challenge to share my personal perspective through print media. 

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I was born to Janice and Richard but by God's grace, LeeRoy and Nadene Neal became my parents very early in my life. 

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Open letter from the undersigned to Sen. Bobby Joe Champion and constituents of the 5th Congressional District of Minnesota

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Bishop Fred W. Washington, presiding bishop for the Minnesota Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ, will be hosting the 2018 Auxiliaries in Ministry (AIM) Conference June 12 – June 16.