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Locals joined bus ride to D.C. for 1963 March commemoration

Locals joined bus ride to D.C. for 1963 March commemoration

Aug. 28 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A small but very enthusiastic group of Minneapolis-area residents returned from last Saturday’s commemorative march in Washington, D.C. pledging to work together for change. Cathy Jones (middle)...

Sabathani appoints interim executive director

Sabathani appoints interim executive director

Aug. 14 |     Sabathani Community Center has announced that Lissa Jones has been appointed as the facility’s interim executive director as the board launches an executive search. Her role will include providing executive-level support and conducting...

Mayoral forum focused on Mpls communities of color — Candidates acknowledged inequities but lacked solutions

Mayoral forum focused on Mpls communities of color — Candidates acknowledged inequities but lacked solutions

Jun. 12 |     By Jamal Denman Online Editor   On Thursday, June 6, the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis hosted the One MPLS Mayoral Forum, giving candidate hopefuls the opportunity to address the questions and concerns of members...

We did it again! — Ninth annual Carol Fitzgerald Fund announces grant winners

We did it again! — Ninth annual Carol Fitzgerald Fund announces grant winners

Apr. 17 |       Ten years ago on April 10, 2003, we lost a great woman, Carol Fitzgerald. Thanks to great support from our community locally and nationally, we continue her work. With major spending cuts across the United States in funding the...

Youth-focused Black History Month celebration planned

Youth-focused Black History Month celebration planned

Feb. 20 | Black parents also encouraged to participate   By Youthprise Staff Contributing Writers   “Renewing Hope in the Promise of Minnesota’s Youth” is an opportunity to commemorate Black History Month with a series of events on February...

Washburn Black doll-hanging incident stirs outrage

Washburn Black doll-hanging incident stirs outrage

Jan. 30 |   By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   The hanging of a Black doll by four Washburn High School students on January 11 created quite a furor at the school and in the Minneapolis Black community. A press conference was called last week and...

Businesswoman specializes in customized strategies

Businesswoman specializes in customized strategies

Oct. 24 |   By Robin James Contributing Writer   For organizations that want to make a meaningful impact in the marketplace, equip a workforce with new skills, and get better at offering ideas that transcend genres and categories, it isn’t easy....

Voter ID march

Voter ID march

Aug. 29 |   On Sunday, August 26, 2012, an estimated 400 concerned citizens/protesters converged at the Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis. The group marched from Sabathani Community Center to Martin Luther King, Jr. Park for a rally and...

Sabathani awarded grant to reduce health disparities

Sabathani awarded grant to reduce health disparities

Aug. 22 |     The Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded Sabathani Community Center an Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) grant in the amount of $176,872 for fiscal year 2012-2013. Sabathani will work with community partners...

Community center honors 45 years  of S. Mpls Black history ‘We Are Sabathani’ cultural preservation project underway

Community center honors 45 years of S. Mpls Black history ‘We Are Sabathani’ cultural preservation project underway

Feb. 29 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Minneapolis’ Southside Black community has a legacy worth noting. Civic leaders, business owners, musicians, doctors: all part of a rich legacy of Minneapolis’ Southside Black community not often...