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Council on Black Minnesotans announces ‘aggressive’ agenda during its ‘Day on the Hill’

Credit: Jonathunder, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

The Black population in Minnesota has increased by at least six times since the Council on Black Minnesotans (COBM) was founded in 1980.

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GLBT Youth seek Safe Space

High school students often face challenges and discrimination as they work to discover and define their sexual identities.

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MPS superintendent bids farewell to all-consuming job

Bernadeia Johnson (Credit: Charles Hallman)

Among the “frustrating challenges” she often faced during her nearly five years as Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) superintendent was the unfair “characterization” she received from some in the Bl

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DEWATERING the CHAIN of LAKES: Can Calhoun Recover?

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The federal funding formula for the proposed Southwest LRT could require almost a billion in Minnesota money.

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Teen Pregnancy Center keeps young mothers in school

The TAPPP, Teen Age Pregnancy and Parenting Program, is in three of the seven major public high schools in Minneapolis.

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Holding onto your heritage: Somali traditions keep family roots intact while chasing the American dream

Photo credit: ThreeSixty

My mother came to America for one reason and one reason only. The “American Dream.”

What she didn’t know was the land we held onto might be sacrificed for that dream.

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88 Oriental Foods - Best Larb in Town?

Vanh Ratsamy of Oriantal 88 Foods serves up some larb, made to order.

The business cards for 88 Oriental Foods boast that the little Asian market at 291 W. University Ave. in St. Paul has "The Best Larb in Town."

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Coming back to your community: A nonprofit aimed at Somali women pushes for empowerment, education

Photo: ThreeSixty

Walking through the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis, a long, winding hallway greets me. The lighting is dim and the walls are bare.

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Trans Youth Support Network to close at the end of January

The Trans Youth Support Network, founded in 2004 after a series of acts of violence against young transwomen of color, announced on Tuesday that it will close at the end of the month.

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