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PYC Arts & Tech High School students invite the community to join in their May 17 "Walk for Success"

PYC Arts & Tech High School students invite the community to join in their May 17 Students at PYC Arts and Tech High School are inviting community members to join them for the fourth annual Walk for Success, 3:15 p.m., Friday, May 17. The walk is intended to raise awareness and break down stereotypes about youth in North Minneapolis.
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DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Organizing in the Ranks: Racism & Resistance in the U.S. Military

DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Organizing in the Ranks: Racism & Resistance in the U.S. Military Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.
St. Paul Labor Centre, 411 Main Street
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DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES:

DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES:Heather Ann Thompson
Tuesday, April 30, 7 p.m.
Metropolitan State University Library, Ecolab Room, 645 East Seventh Street
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ONE HOUR TELEVISION PROGRAM EXAMINES HOW PREDATORY FINANCIAL PRACTICES HARM PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES

"Borrowing Trouble" on Conversations With Al McFarlane tapes Tuesday, April 30 during Financial Literacy Month in Minnesota"
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DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Equal Pay for Equal Work

DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Equal Pay for Equal WorkWednesday, April 24, 7 p.m.
Highland Park Library, Village View Room, 1974 Ford Parkway
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Give me my flowers while I yet live

Give me my flowers while I yet liveA number of people gathered on Saturday, April 13th, at the Kellogg Square Residences-Boulevard Room to recognize one of St. Paul's African-American business pioneers, Mary Fletcher, and to celebrate her 80th birthday with a surprise party. Fletcher was the sole owner operator of Selby Avenue's Tom Thumb Superette, once located at 1025 Selby Avenue, for over thirty years, and remains a strong advocate of African-American economic development through business ownership. The love and appreciation gathering was attended by many people who were frequent patrons, friends and well-wishers of this great matriarch, who provided many years of service and goodwill to the Summit-University community.
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Faith leaders challenge legislators to address disparities

On Thursday, April 4, 175 African-American clergy and members of the faith community held a rally at the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda. On the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, they assembled to urge legislators to close racial equity gaps and put the children and families in their communities on a firm foundation.
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