Mayor Carter signs ordinance after unanimous city council vote The St. Paul City Council voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by an unanimous vote. Mayor Melvin Carter, III signed the citywide ordinance into law Nov. 14 immediately after it passed. The measure will be phased in by 2025 for all businesses. “Today’s vote is […]
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Voters are encouraged to descend on the polls at select early voting locations around the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
With the support of the late musician’s estate, the A Wrinkle in Time director said the documentary will be made with extensive use of Prince’s archived recordings and other unreleased material that span the artist’s life.
Led by Emmy award–winning filmmaker Bianca Rhodes and audio maker Katharine DeCelle, 10 youth worked to capture the stories of families torn apart following construction of I-94 through the thriving, predominantly Black neighborhood during the late ’50s and early ’60s and how that impact continues today.
Do you know a Phenomenal Mother? Our Sister Spokesman “Celebrating Moms of All Ages” event is Dec. 1, and we want to recognize African American mothers who have gone above and beyond in their actions or accomplishments. We’re looking for unique nominees who have risen above the norm and should be noted for “Shining in […]
For decades, Josie Johnson has been one of Minnesota’s foremost leaders in civil rights activism. Now a new fellowship at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs has been named in her honor.
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The district reports that while it has the second largest school district in Minnesota, it has one of the lowest voter-approved operating levies as compared to the state’s 10 largest districts.
Threads Dance Project in Golden Valley, and TU Dance of St. Paul, were among 25 companies to receive an unrestricted INFLUENCERS grant by the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD), an organization dedicated to preserving and promoting dance by people of African ancestry or origin.