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Police violence coverage takes mental toll

Police violence coverage takes mental toll
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Police have killed at least 369 people in the first four months of 2015, with 103 Black Americans – 28 percent – making up a disproportionate number of the victims, according to Ferguson protester project, Mapping the Police.
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Applicants sought to serve on City of Saint Paul committees, boards, commissions

Applicants sought to serve on City of Saint Paul committees, boards, commissionsSaint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is seeking applications from individuals to serve on the various City of Saint Paul committees, boards and commissions. Saint Paul has dozens of committees that cover a wide range of topics and appeal to a variety of interests. The Mayor and City Council rely on the input of these groups for program development and policy creation.
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Navy Petty Officer Vu Phung of Brooklyn Park, Minn., serves aboard USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62)

Navy Petty Officer Vu Phung of Brooklyn Park, Minn., serves aboard USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62)SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 18, 2015) Operations Specialist 1st Class Vu Phung, Brooklyn Park, Minn., fires a 9mm service pistol during a live-fire drill on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62).
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United Way makes three-year $40 million investment in nonprofits focusing on education

United Way makes three-year $40 million investment in nonprofits focusing on educationListening sessions and enhanced training.

Feedback from nonprofit agencies. A concept paper. Collaboration. Strategic alignment. Redefining and renaming of education goal areas.
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Africans continue domination of Boston Marathon

Africans continue domination of Boston MarathonLelisa Desisa of Ethiopia has won the Boston marathon men's race again with an unofficial time of 2:09:17 improving on his win in 2013 which was marred by the marathon bombing that happened then. He gave his 2013 medal he won to the City of Boston. In 2013 he won with a time of 2:10:22.
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Atlanta's cheating teachers are not mobsters: Column

Atlanta's cheating teachers are not mobsters: ColumnOur out of control criminal justice system has forgotten about justice.

Last Tuesday, eight Atlanta Public Schools employees were sentenced to prison in one of the largest school cheating scandals in American history. But you wouldn't know they were cheaters based on how they were treated in court. The educators were convicted of racketeering — a felony typically reserved for mob bosses, drug kingpins and terrorists.
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Women Leading Change: Four questions to aid you in discovering the leader within

Women Leading Change: Four questions to aid you in discovering the leader withinLeaders are lead problem solvers. A leader's vision moves beyond the limitations of a problem to a vision for creating change. Evangeline M. Mitchell, founder of the National Pre-Law Diversity Initiatives, Inc., is a lead problem solver who is promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. For over a decade, she has committed her work to creating a pipeline for aspiring law students from diverse backgrounds to not only strive to reach their dreams of becoming an attorney but to thrive. Her publications, conferences, and summits provide students with the tools to work effectively, think critically, and advance social justice.
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Through the Fire: Cinematographer Mychal Fisher rebuilds after Northside blaze

Through the Fire: Cinematographer Mychal Fisher rebuilds after Northside blazeIt has been said that "fire both destroys and purifies." The devastating blaze that ripped through the 900 block of Broadway in North Minneapolis not only affected local businesses, but also the homes of many families and individuals. Visionary cinematographer Mychal Fisher (also known as Sway Heavy) was one of those individuals. His work spans from the film world into music production and performance with the Afrofuturist band ZULUZULUU alongside Greg Grease and 5 for '15 R&B award winner Proper-T. In our exclusive interview for Aesthetically Speaking Fisher is surprisingly optimistic in the face of tragedy.
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Understanding the assault on Black interests

Understanding the assault on Black interestsLike others in my professional and community circles, I am astounded and incensed by the incredulous yet incessant attack on Black people by the Minneapolis daily newspaper and by Republican legislators who, as if operating in tandem, act as if they have a duty to dismantle Black community institutions, derail Black community interests, and destroy those who serve Black institutions and interests.
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Black women face pay gap

Black women face pay gapWASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black women working full time earned just 64 cents for every dollar White men made in 2013, according to a new report by the Center for American Progress (CAP).
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News InsightsCalls for sanctions after Republican lawmaker makes offensive remark

Gov. Mark Dayton and other law makers are calling on state Republican leaders to sanction one of its own.
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