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JustSpeak: Unlearning racism requires taking positive (affirmative) action

JustSpeak: Unlearning racism requires taking positive (affirmative) actionThe recent racist incident at Washburn High School of Minneapolis, in which a black doll was hung (lynched), is disturbing. We are living in the 21st century. And yet, not too long ago in 2003 Duluth, MN built a memorial to commemorate the unlawful and unjustified lynching of three young Black men in 1920. Despite this example of racial reconciliation, in 2008 an effigy of Presidential candidate Barrack Obama was found hanging from the Duluth memorial.
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Irma McClaurin keynotes Black Nurses Association gala

Dr. Irma McClaurin, former President of Shaw University, former University of Minnesota Associate VP and Founding Executive Director of UROC, and Ford Foundation Program Officer, 6pm Saturday, March 9...
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Dayton appoints Judge Alexander to 4th judicial district

 Dayton appoints Judge Alexander to 4th judicial district Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Judge Pamela G. Alexander as District Court Judge in Minnesota's Fourth Judicial District. Judge Alexander will be replacing The Honorable Robert A. B...
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Occupy organizer acquitted of assault charges at Freddie Mac law firm

Last week a Ramsey County jury found Anthony Newby, executive director of Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, not guilty on assault charges. An employee of a law firm representing Freddie Mac, a prim...
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WORDS FROM THE WISE: America's oldest park ranger brings Black History to life

 WORDS FROM THE WISE: America's oldest park ranger brings Black History to life RICHMOND, Calif.--Betty Reid-Soskin is America's oldest National Park Ranger and one of the most beautiful people I have met in Richmond, Calif., across the bay from San Francisco.
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