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What is the future of the Council on Black Minnesotans?


It is a poorly kept secret that racial disparities exist in Minnesota. In literally every measurable aspect, education, income, housing, employment, etc., people of color lag behind their white counterparts. This in spite of the efforts of many to make and keep Minnesota an all-inclusive place to live, that provides equal opportunities. Continue Reading →

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Identity theft a growing threat

Identity thieves are constantly on the prowl for your personal information. The Minnesota Department of Commerce and Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) are teaming up to offer advice for protecting yourself and steps you can take if your ID is compromised. Identity theft can happen to anyone and because scammers are always getting smarter, it’s important to remain vigilant. Continue Reading →

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City, State, nonprofits partner to give Northsiders economic boost


Construction on the 47,000-square-foot former auto dealership building at 800 West Broadway, the site of a new education and career center, is expected to begin this summer and be ready to open by the fall of 2016. Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and other officials presented their plans Tuesday at the Capri Theatre in North Minneapolis.

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