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  1. Patrice Relerford heads education impact strategy initiative at Minneapolis FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Insight News

    Relerford, who came to the Foundation in January as a Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellow, brings nearly a decade of experience in nonprofit development and education reporting to her new role. Launched in 2013 by the Bush Foundation and the Minnesota Council on Foundations, the Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellowship prepares high-potential leaders from underrepresented communities for careers in philanthropy.

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  2. Walker announces upcoming 2015-2016 performing arts seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Insight News

    Eclectic may be the best word to describe the 25-show season, with performances ranging from the quirky to the sublime. The season includes an intriguing production in association with the Givens Foundation for African American Literature.

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  3. Boye brings African rhythms to pop landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Insight News

    With more than 130 million total YouTube views and counting, entertaining sensation Alex Boye is exposing African rhythms to the pop landscape. After years of successful recordings as a gospel artist, the London born and U.S. based Boye is embracing his African heritage and having a breakthrough year as a mainstream pop artist, scoring more than 63 million views for "Let It Go" and another 35 million views for "Peponi," the "Africanized" version of Coldplay's "Paradise" with ThePianoGuys.

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  4. Protect our communities from flavored tobacco productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Insight News

    Did you know that tobacco use is the leading cause of death and disease in Minneapolis? Now local residents have an opportunity to stand up to Big Tobacco and protect our children. The Minneapolis city council is considering changes to the city's tobacco ordinance to restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco products to adult-only tobacco stores and set a minimum price for cigars.

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  5. Clear Channel's R&B, Hip Hop offering may threaten sister station...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Insight News

    It was just more than five years ago that the area's only commercial radio station geared towards the urban/hip-hop audience - B96 - left the market changing formats. Since then the station has changed formats two more times; now operating as Go 96.3, a station playing a hodgepodge of music and broadcasting the Minnesota Twins games.

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  6. The reaction in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Insight News

    Nine souls have been laid to rest as the nation still grapples with the many issues and questions surrounding the June 17 massacre inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina. The unconscionable mass shooting carried out by a lone assassin apparently driven by racist motives has heightened discussions on race and racism in America and led to renewed calls to rid the nation of a flag many consider a symbol of racial intolerance at best, and pure hate at worst. 4 comments

  7. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Insight News

    The Givens Foundation for African American Literature presents the 9th Annual Golf Classic at Oak Ridge Country Club. All profits from this fundraiser go to support Givens Foundation mission and programs.

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  8. Leadership Profile: Saran Jenkins CraytonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Insight News

    For those who are charged with a felony level crime and cannot afford counsel, they can be appointed an attorney otherwise known as a "Public Defender." Over 50 years later since the ruling in the Gideon case, progress has been made to provide equal access to representation; however this promise has not been fully realized. 2 comments

  9. A Neighborhood with PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Insight News

    When city planners drew a Minneapolis map in 1935, North and Near-North neighborhoods were marked as "Negro" sections and Sumner-Glenwood was given the title of "Negro Slum ." These distinctions led to a generation of discrimination and disinvestment. 3 comments

  10. Best customer service everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Insight News

    "Customers want to be treated with respect. The day you stop talking to them like regular people is the day you lose touch and relevance.

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  11. Espinoza receives Mexico's Ohtli AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Insight News

    Mariano Espinoza, Latino Community Specialist, is a 2015 recipient of the prestigious Ohtli Award from the Government of Mexico. Awarded annually, the Ohtli Award is the highest honor for a civilian living outside Mexico and acknowledges and celebrates the commitment, vision and impact of an individual on the Mexican or Latino community.

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  12. Up Rock: Black to the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Insight News

    Musicians Dean "Dundee" Brewington and Roosevelt "Digie" Mansfield have made their mark in Minnesota as part of the group, Abstract Pack, but their new incarnation is opening many doors into how the future can look and sound. I spoke with Digie and Dundee midway into mixing their new EP and preparing for their Late Night at the Dakota Jazz Club showcase this Saturday night .

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  13. City of Minneapolis launches new Housing Program aimed at increasing...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Insight News

    The City of Minneapolis recently launched Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis , a new housing program aimed at increasing the number of homeowners in Minneapolis and reducing the racial disparity gap in homeownership. In the City's 2015 adopted budget, the Minneapolis City Council approved Mayor Betsy Hodges' recommendation of $940K for HOM.

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  14. Ides to lead West Broadway Business CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Insight News

    The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition welcomes experienced community and economic development leader, Matthew Ides, as the new Executive Director. Since 2007, WBC has been building the capacity of businesses and entrepreneurs, highlighting the positive business and cultural assets of North Minneapolis, and engaging the resident and business community in the transformation of the West Broadway commercial corridor.

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  15. New affordable housing complex opens on West BroadwayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Insight News

    The three-story, 54-unit, West Broadway Crescent celebrated its grand opening this past Monday . West Broadway Crescent is an affordable housing community occupying residents who pay less than market value for housing - paying just up to 60 percent of the area's median income. 20 comments

  16. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Insight News

    Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of "It" status.

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  17. UCare's Ghita Worcester receives Women in Business honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Insight News

    UCare's Ghita Worcester, senior vice president of public affairs and marketing, was selected by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as a Women in Business honoree for 2015.

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  18. Cunningham, Boese named to foundation boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Insight News

    Gary L. Cunningham, Minneapolis, president and CEO, Metropolitan Economic Development Association , and Christine M. Boese, Vadnais Heights, vice president of patient care services/chief nursing officer at Regions Hospital, were elected to service three-year terms. Cunningham joined MEDA in 2014.

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  19. WholeSoul Pop Up Restaurant a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Insight News

    On Saturday, May 16th, WholeSoul-A Lavender and Sage Eatery drew a crowd of diners that formed a line out the door of 1210 West Broadway. North Minneapolis residents and visitors hungry for a sit down, wholesome southern meal in their own neighborhood enjoyed Chicken Wings, Remoulade Catfish Po'Boy Sliders, Backyard BBQ Dawgs, Mean Beans, Red Beans and Rice, Veggie Mac & 7 Cheeses, Remoulade Coleslaw and Seasoned Fries.

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  20. Minneapolis welcomes the 65th Annual COGIC International Women's ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Insight News

    The Church of God in Christ will celebrate its 65th annual women's international convention crusade May 25 - May 29 in Minneapolis. Morning services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday through Friday with evening service at 7 p.m., Monday - Friday at the Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis.

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