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North Minneapolis to Kick-Off Summer of Open Streets Minneapolis Events

North Minneapolis to Kick-Off Summer of Open Streets Minneapolis Events

May. 31 | May 31 event will showcase the proposed North Minneapolis Greenway       Minneapolis, Minn.—The first of this summer’s Open Streets Minneapolis events will take place in North Minneapolis and will showcase the potential of a Greenway...

Transit riders bring concerns to Met Council

Transit riders bring concerns to Met Council

May. 23 | Routes, fares, shelters among issues raised in community engagement session     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Transit equity means more than additional bus stops or faster trains. Local residents are saying it also means an equitable...

Equity in light rail postponed again

Equity in light rail postponed again

May. 22 | The Star Tribune ran stories last week about light rail in the metro area. The real interpretation: purposeful denial, again, of light rail equity for North Minneapolis. Star Tribune reported, May 12, 2014, that African Americans believe North Minneapolis...

Cookie Cart creates pathway for future entrepreneurs

Cookie Cart creates pathway for future entrepreneurs

May. 16 | Renovation will make business more environmentally friendly By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer     In the late 80’s and early 90’s, the world, the economy, the people and the way of living was vastly different from the way that...

Black wine expert enjoys defying stereotypes

Black wine expert enjoys defying stereotypes

May. 9 | By Brandi Phillips Contributing Writer   Mouton Noir means “black sheep.” André Hueston Mack is an African American owner and winemaker of Mouton Noir Wines. After being successful in a corporate career with Citicorp Investment Services,...

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

Cookie Cart receives grant from Hennepin County to improve recycling program

May. 2 | Cookie Cart’s Simone and Ali hard at work on recycling. Cookie Cart, a Minneapolis bakery and nonprofit organization, received a $10,000 recycling grant in January, along with 10 other Hennepin County businesses and organizations. Now they’ll...

Redlining targets Black Minnesotans and neighborhoods

Redlining targets Black Minnesotans and neighborhoods

Apr. 22 | Wells Fargo leads pack according to U of M report on sub-prime lenders By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A new University of Minnesota Law School study shows that Blacks and other communities of color and low-income residents in the Twin Cities...

Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund, Year X does it again!

Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund, Year X does it again!

Apr. 21 |   Amazing — we’re blessed to recognize that we have been given another day to try and get our lives straight. It really hits you when you look up and realize it’s been 11 years since April 10, 2003, the day Carol Fitzgerald died of breast...

What health legacy will you leave?

What health legacy will you leave?

Mar. 12 | Upcoming health conference to address specific concerns of Black women   By Brandi D. Phillips  Contributing Writer   Happy, healthy, family, friends, community, intergenerational, motivational: These are a few words used to describe the upcoming...

President Obama visits St. Paul to promote transportation budget

President Obama visits St. Paul to promote transportation budget

Mar. 5 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Reportedly Barack Obama’s approval rating in Minnesota is at its lowest since he became president over five years ago. But based on the loud, enthusiastic reception he received last week during a stop in St....
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