Around 250 people showed up Friday, June 7 outside of the Falcon Heights City Hall for a planned lantern release celebration to honor the life and memory of Philando Castile. The event was organized by the Castile family for community members who were unable to attend the Celebration of Life Anniversary gathering held at Gibbs Farm on July 6. Many Castile family members, … [Read more...]
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Big colorful hats and encouraging words and music ruled the day at the 9th Annual Big Hat Luncheon on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Minneapolis Marriott West, 9960 Wayzata, MN. Produced and presented by It’s Your Affair Events Company, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Twin Cities Rise organization (www.twincitiesrise.org), the event included lunch, live music … [Read more...]
Minneapolis North prevailed over North Woods to win its second straight Class A championship March 25. After the game, North High Senior Guard Jaquan Sanders-Smith enjoyed a moment with Larry McKenzie, who became the first Minnesota basketball coach to win multiple State Championships from different schools. He won two with North and four with Minneapolis Henry. Travis … [Read more...]
In the accompanying photo, Dave Winfield, the Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer who was born and raised in St. Paul, signs copies of two of his books donated to the Givens Collection at his alma mater under the watchful eyes of (l-r) Phebe Givens, widow of the late Archie Givens, Sr.; the late Arline Winfield, David's mother; Steve Winfield, David's brother; and Archie … [Read more...]
Community members gathered at St. Paul's Western District Precinct on Saturday, January 14 to honor Marcus Golden on the two-year anniversary of his death. Marcus was killed by St. Paul police when he threatened suicide and the police responded. When St. Paul police arrived, officers claimed that he drove his vehicle towards them at high speed. They opened fire, killing … [Read more...]