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The Goal: Equality & Justice for All: Spike Moss reflects on history and recent events

The Goal: Equality & Justice for All: Spike Moss reflects on history and recent events"They stood up for us," said Spike Moss, NAACP Community Action Chair, referring to generations of African-Americans in the pursuit of increased civil rights and freedom from oppression in America. "But Ferguson may be the turning point," Moss continued, referring to the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo.
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Republicans seek increase engagement in communities of color

Republicans seek increase engagement in communities of colorLeaders of the state's ethnic press today met with Chris Fields, vice chair of the Minnesota Republican Party to talk about diversity and outreach to communities of color in the upcoming elections and beyond. The meeting was held at the Marcus Garvey House in North Minneapolis, headquarters for Minnesota Multicultural Media Consortium.
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Franken campaign connects with ethnic media around communities of color civic engagement

Franken campaign connects with ethnic media around communities of color civic engagementSenator Al Franken's re-election campaign managers, Alana Petersen and Abou Amara, and Corey Day, Executive Director of the Minnesota DFL Party today met with owners of Minnesota ethnic media to talk about diversity and outreach to communities of color in the upcoming elections and beyond.
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Minneapolis man, Douglas McCain, was ISIS fighter

Minneapolis man, Douglas McCain, was ISIS fighterDouglas McAuthur McCain, a Black man from the Minneapolis, Minn. area, was killed in Syria, fighting for ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq, the White House has confirmed.
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Fight turns deadly in leaderless Lesotho

Fight turns deadly in leaderless LesothoSep. 2 (GIN) – In the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, encircled by South Africa, there's trouble in paradise.
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Why a St. Louis native refused to rally in Minnesota in support of Mike Brown

Why a St. Louis native refused to rally in Minnesota in support of Mike BrownSean Bell ... no justice, no peace.

Oscar Grant ... no justice, no peace.

Trayvon Martin ... no justice, no peace.

Eric Garner ... no justice, no peace.

John Crawford III ... no justice, no peace.

Michael Brown ... no justice, no peace.
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Southwest LRT threatens the "City of Lakes"

Southwest LRT threatens the "Despicable" Congressman Martin Sabo called the Southwest LRT plan sold to the public as equity for the North Side. Industrial west Minneapolis is the closest the proposed route would come to the North Side with connector buses and heated bus shelters not included in LRT funding but offered as a possible side agreement.
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MNsure awards Outreach and Enrollment Grants

MNsure awards Outreach and Enrollment GrantsMNsure Wednesday announced the 28 recipients of MNsure's outreach and enrollment grants. Grantees include respected community organizations from across Minnesota. Goals for the grant program include assisting populations with barriers to coverage, building regional navigator resource and referral networks and educating uninsured Minnesotans about the importance of health insurance and how they can enroll through MNsure.
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Ferguson opened the door to a discussion of Black equality

Ferguson opened the door to a discussion of Black equalitySuddenly the nation is talking about black equality.

It took Molotov cocktails in Ferguson, Mo., to forcefully penetrate our slumbering racial consciousness. Ferguson has become a metaphor for race relations in the 21st century; a signifier
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Cameroon soccer star felled by stones hurled in stadium – was it race?

Cameroon soccer star felled by stones hurled in stadium – was it race?Aug. 25 (GIN) – Soccer star Albert Ebosse Bodjongo of Cameroon was killed almost instantly by a stone lobbed from the bleachers in the Tizi Ouzou stadium of north-central Algeria this weekend. He had been playing for the home team and made its only goal before the stone-throwing incident occurred.
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CommonBond Communities announces new CEO

CommonBond Communities announces new CEOCommonBond Communities announced the hiring of the organization's third CEO in 43 years.
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