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  1. RECONSTRUCT: I Self Devine's decade album Anniversary Saturday at First AveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Insight News

    The work of MC, I Self Devine has reached legendary status for being in line with the struggle for Black and other marginalized communities. With more than 10 years dedicated to community organizing in Minneapolis, and 20-plus years in hip-hop, I Self brings wisdom and experience to any table.

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  2. Justice advocates call for end to police review agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Insight News

    Communities United Against Police Brutality last week called for the dismantling of Minneapolis Civil Rights Department's Office of Police Conduct Review . Michelle Gross, a founder and co-chair of CUAPB, said data obtained from the city of Minneapolis under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act shows the city engages in a pattern and practice of ignoring citizens' complaints of police misconduct and a lack of action to address citizen complaints.

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  3. Cunningham, Bartley to head African American Leadership ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Insight News

    The Minneapolis African American Leadership Forum announced its formation as a non-profit organization and the election of new leadership for its board of directors. Selected as new co-chairs of AALF's board of directors are Gary Cunningham, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Economic Development Association , and Dr. Sylvia Bartley, senior global marketing manager for Medtronic, PLC.

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  4. 'If Nothing Ever Changes' on Little Village Foundation Records: Soul...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Insight News

    Acclaimed blues/soul artist, Wee Willie Walker is set to perform July 11 at the Minnesota Music Cafe, 499 Payne Ave., St. Paul. Walker's performance is a stop prior to European dates in Spain, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland.

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  5. PLOTTING: CEO Asa 'Ace' Rice on New Brand and GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Insight News

    When one puts on a new pair of shoes, buys music, or grabs a quick bite to eat, how much of that purchase actually benefits people that look like the consumer? These are questions that were presented to CEO and creative brand director Asa "Ace" Rice as he began building his new space PLOT with several business partners in South Minneapolis. PLOT exists both as a gallery and a lifestyle brand.

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  6. Live on the Drive! features Toki WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Insight News

    The annual Northside summer concert series, Live on the Drive, continues its eighth year with the rhythm and sounds of homegrown artist Toki Wright. The event takes place Thursday, July 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the scenic Victory Memorial Drive at 34th Avenue North in Minneapolis.

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  7. MINNEAPOLIS' MESSAGE: Committed to equity and success for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Insight News

    Following meetings with 200 community members in March, internet feedback for the committee findings, and five parent focus groups to gather input on the draft plan, Minneapolis last month published a report which establishes a plan to eliminate disparities for children in Minneapolis from birth to three years old. "With the release of our final Cradle to K report we are sending a clear message to every child in the city of Minneapolis that we are committed to equity and to their success," said Mayor Betsy Hodges.

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  8. Choosing a Black-owned business Community leaders challenge MCTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Insight News

    It has been more than one and a half years since we met with former Minneapolis Community and Technical College President Phil Davis and others, including Mike Christensen and the MCTC CFO at that time. The purpose of the meeting was to engage MCTC in an effort to add Cut Fruit Express a Minority owned firm, as a vendor to MCTC's food service operations.

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  9. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Insight News

    Multidisciplinary visionary, Mankwe Ndosi, has joined forces with Tomeka Reid of Chicago and jazz great, Davu Seru, for a night of music, voice, and Yoruba inspired futurism. Special guest include Silvia Bolognesi of Italy, and Nathan Hanson.

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  10. West Broadway organizations employ 400 North Minneapolis youth this summerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Insight News

    Nonprofits based on West Broadway Avenue, the Northside's primary business district, are working to employ teens for the summer that will hopefully lead to successful careers and lives year round. "We offer jobs to youth who want to work but may not get the opportunity otherwise," said Renisha Gray, youth programs manager at EMERGE.

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  11. 1,600 City of Minneapolis STEP-UP interns start their first day of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Insight News

    The Minneapolis youth employment program, STEP-UP, kicked off its 12th summer with 1,600 Minneapolis youth and young adults ages 14-21 starting their paid summer internships at 230 participating government agencies, nonprofits and corporations throughout the Twin Cities metro area. "The city of Minneapolis gained a whole lot of genius," said Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges.

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  12. DIY: Blueprint's tour stops in Minneapolis Thursday at IcehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Insight News

    D.I.Y., the idea that you can "do it yourself," has been at the core of MC, producer, instrumentalist and author Blueprint's work model. The Columbus, Ohio native has released 19 projects, some independently on his Weightless Records label, as well as collaborative efforts with Minneapolis-based Rhymesayers Entertainment.

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  13. Longing for Qeej: Honoring cultural exercisesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Insight News

    In kicking off the Bicultural Active Living Lifestyle Campaign, Asian Media Access and Iny Asian Dance Theater join hands to showcase the first ever Hmong Dance Drama - "Longing for Qeej" to help the communities to recognize the beauty of the cultural exercises in Minneapolis and St. Paul. "Longing for Qeej" will be performed in St. Paul on Sunday, July 19, 5:30pm at Central Park Frank Rog Amphitheater, 2540 Lexington Ave. N., Roseville, MN 55113 and in Minneapolis on Thursday, July 23, 7:00pm at Asian Media Access , 2418 Plymouth Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55411.

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  14. Legislative Auditor: MUL received 'Financial Clean Bill Of Health'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Insight News

    On Saturday, June 13, the Star Tribune published an editorial acknowledging the Office of the Legislative Auditor issued the Minneapolis Urban League a "financial clean bill of health" related to allegations it improperly billed the state for two of its education programs. The editorial calls for continued support of MUL programs and initiatives.

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  15. City partners with Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Insight News

    The City of Minneapolis recently partnered with Nextdoor , the private social network for neighborhoods, to improve citywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications. This integration with Nextdoor will enable the City of Minneapolis, including the Minneapolis Police Department, the Minneapolis Fire Department, and other City departments to use Nextdoor to build stronger, safer communities with the help of Minneapolis residents.

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  16. Public Enemy's Professor Griff delivers fiery speech in MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Insight News

    At 54, Griff, the minister of information for the iconic hip-hop group, Public Enemy, is as passionate and outspoken as ever. Griff's passion and outspokenness was on display for more than two hours during a recent Thursday conversation at Scratch Bar & Grill in downtown Minneapolis.

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  17. Summer Zydeco Cowboy party on June 27 Minnesota Music CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Insight News

    McFarlane has been a fixture of the Twin Cities music scene for 34 years, best known as the front man of reggae/rock band, Ipso Facto. A special treat, Zydeco Blue features guitarist, John "Markiss" Marcus.

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  18. Sumthin' Special's White Out Affair celebrates 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Insight News

    What started out as a small, informal gathering among friends has grown to become one of the largest and most anticipated events of the year in Minnesota. The Sumthin' Special White Out Affair is embarking upon its 15th year.

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  19. Aesthetically ItRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | Insight News

    At the age of 95, Twin Cities tenor sax legend Irv Williams is back with a brand new album. His 12th album, "The Pinnacle" will be celebrated with a live performance in downtown Minneapolis.

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  20. 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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