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Robin Hickman: community treasure

Robin Hickman: community treasure

Oct. 17 |   By Maya Beecham and Mahmoud El Kati Contributing Writers   Robin Hickman On a late, sunny fall afternoon at a busy café in St. Paul, a woman in her early 30’s talked with a teenage girl she was recently introduced to. The girl’s eyes...

Local couple gives back to their Haitian homeland

Local couple gives back to their Haitian homeland

Oct. 4 |   By Maya Beecham Contributing Writer A journey of 2,186 miles from Minnesota to southern Haiti is a regular trip for Nick and Madeleine Avignon. Throughout the year, they travel to their native country to plant seeds in lives and harvest leaders. Students...

Civil rights activist keynotes for nonprofit’s Black History Month event

Civil rights activist keynotes for nonprofit’s Black History Month event

Feb. 15 |     Youthprise uses history to engage, motivate young people   By Maya Beecham  Contributing Writer   Statistics paint a bleak picture of modern-day segregation unfolding within the classroom. African American youth areexperiencing...
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