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Beyond Super Tuesday: 23 more states to vote in Clinton-Obama battle

Beyond Super Tuesday: 23 more states to vote in Clinton-Obama battle

Political pundits have long speculated that Tuesday's Super Tuesday election would give a good – if not decisive – reading on whether Sens. Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama will become the Democratic nominee for president.

However, in recent weeks, polls have shown the two running so close that a win by either was expected to be by razor-thin margin on Tuesday, not enough to determine the winner to be celebrated at the August Democratic Convention.
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The African American Read-In and Black Men Reading Present: Jessica Care Moore

The African American Read-In and Black Men Reading Present: Jessica Care Moore

Author of the best selling poetry collections The Words Don't Fit in My Mouth and The Alphabet Verses The Ghetto, Jessica Care Moore is one of the most celebrated published poets and public speakers of her generation and one of the hottest young book publishers in the country. The CEO of Moore Black Press was awarded a Small Press Award from the African Americans Helping Authors Organization in NYC.
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Celebrate Sesquicentennial, Black History Month with the Minnesota Historical Society

Celebrate Sesquicentennial, Black History Month with the Minnesota Historical Society

As the Minnesota Historical Society celebrates the 150th anniversary of Minnesota statehood in 2008, along with Black History Month in February, we take note of the proud heritage of Black Minnesotans.
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Annual Hip-Hop for the Homeless event to benefit homeless youth in the Twin Cities Area

Annual Hip-Hop for the Homeless event to benefit homeless youth in the Twin Cities Area

Radio K teamed up with Black Corners and Vita.mn to revive the annual Hip-Hop for the Homeless event put on by Radio K to benefit homeless youth in the Twin Cities Area. Hosted by I-Self Devine, a man who fights for social change, the event will feature a diverse line-up of artists from Dessa Darling of Doomtree performing with St. Paul's Heiruspecs, Muja Messiah who's been making waves nationally, The Chosen Few collective, Maria Isa, Big Quarters, M.anifest, Indigo and Sha Cage along with DJ Nickoless and Mike the 2600 King.
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Black History Month events in the Twin Cities

Black History  Month events in the Twin Cities

Learn about events going on this February in celebration of Black History Month.
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We endorse Bobby Champion for 58B and Jeff Hayden for 61B

We endorse Bobby Champion for 58B and Jeff Hayden for 61B

Bobby Champion and Jeff Hayden represent bold new leadership for our community and for our state. Champion is seeking to be the next state representative for Legislative District 58B, largely North Minneapolis and parts of downtown. It was the seat former State Representative, now Congressman, Keith Ellison held before moving on the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Minnesota's Fifth District.
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Admission Possible gets high marks from National Service CEO

Admission Possible gets high marks from National Service CEO

"Admission Possible has applied the concept of national service to the issue of college access and provided an innovative and effective solution here in the Twin Cities," said Eisner. "By helping open the doors of college to more high school students, these AmeriCorps members are providing a powerful and life-changing service."
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Minneapolis Public Schools, General Mills promote fitness, fun

Minneapolis Public Schools, General Mills promote fitness, fun

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will kick off the 2008 General Mills President's Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) program with an assembly at Nellie Stone Johnson Community School on Feb. 1 at 8:30 a.m.
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African Americans for Obama hold community meeting debate watch party in support of Barack Obama

African Americans for Obama hold community meeting  debate watch party in support of Barack Obama

African Americans for Obama hold community meeting & debate watch party in support of Barack Obama and the Minnesota Caucus on February 5th. TONIGHT: Thursday, January 31, 2008 5:00-9:00 PM at Arnellia's - 1183 University Avenue St. Paul, MN.
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Help end the Black AIDS crisis

Help end the Black AIDS crisis

February 7, 2008 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Organizations across the country are taking part, encouraging testing and educating blacks about prevention. The Let's Talk, Let's Test Foundation is kicking off its recruitment campaign for its "I Need You to Survive" Sunday. The Chicago-based organization wants 10,000 ministers from across the country to commit to delivering an HIV prevention and awareness sermon on March 30.
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Deadline extended for 2008 Minneapolis MOSAIC film proposals

Deadline extended for 2008 Minneapolis MOSAIC film proposals

Local individuals, arts organizations and community centers now have a few extra weeks to submit their ideas for an original film to commemorate the 2008 Minneapolis MOSAIC. The deadline for proposals has been extended from January 18 to February 15. Best Buy is also partnering with Minneapolis MOSAIC to present this year's commission. The original film will premiere at the free, opening night celebration, "Many Worlds. One Night." on June 7, 2008, and will also be seen by audiences throughout 2008 in a variety of venues.
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