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February 2015
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Eve, Winona, and Louise: Extreme Extraction and Violence Against Native Women

February 17 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
The Women’s Club Theater,
410 Oak Grove St, Minneapolis,
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Honor the Earth joins One Billion Rising and the Women’s Congress for an evening of conversation and music highlighting the intersection of extreme extraction and violence against Native women. Join Winona LaDuke, Eve Ensler (author of Vagina Monologues, founder of One Billion Rising), and Louise Erdrich (Chippewa novelist, owner of Birch Bark Books) for a discussion of the connection between extreme fossil fuel extraction in the Bakken oil fields of ND and the Tar Sands of Alberta, and the sex…

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Conflict Resolution: A Critical Competency for the 21st Century Leader

February 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
James J. Hill Center,
80 West 4th Street, St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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Featured speaker: Karen Black, Insight Edge

A study of practicing managers showed that 42 percent of their time was spent reaching agreement with others when conflict occurred. The cost of conflict to organizations is astronomical. It has become a critical competency for the 21st century leader. By understanding the dynamics of conflict and how to address it, you will learn to be proactive in resolving conflict on a one-to-one basis.

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Black Lives Matter, 1960s Minneapolis: Connect the Past & The Present

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Park,
4055 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 554 United States
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“The men and women who contributed to the struggle for the liberation of African people in the United States, have politically, philosophically, and spiritually addressed the question of struggle for full human dignity as well as any people on earth. Also, let it be said, that they have asked all the questions that we are still raising.” — Prof. Mahmoud El-Kati After Minneapolis’ racial unrest in 1966, an organization was created to meet the human sensitivity needs of African Americans…

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$10

2015 5th Annual Twin Cities Women’s Expo

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mpls Convention Center,
1301 2nd Ave S, , Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Twin Cities Women’s Expo!! It’s Everything Women! Food, Fashion, Fun & Shopping, Fitness, Relaxation, Pampering, Self Care, Psychics & Goddess Empowerment!!  This isn’t a freebee expo! Come expecting premium exhibitors, awesome talks, goddess empowerment and a great weekend out with your girlfriends, sisters, mothers and grandmothers! Join us for a women’s expo like no other! February 20, 2015 – February 21,2015 Friday  12:00 PM – Saturday 8:00 PM Minneapolis Convention Center 1301 Second Avenue South Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

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Not One More Murdered March and Hip Hop Show

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Common Table,
2001 Riverside Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 United States
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Vigil for Malcolm X and all Black, Men, Women and Youth murdered by the police and this corrupt government. MARCH FROM Mayday Books 301 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis, MN TO The Common Table 2001 Riverside Ave S. Minneapolis, MN, USA _____ This march and Hip Hop Show is on Feb 20th, the day before Malcolm X was assassinated. The goal of this is event is to builds community awareness around ending police brutality, political repression, and violence targeting Black America. We…

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2015 5TH ANNUAL TWIN CITIES WOMEN’S EXPO

February 21
Minneapolis Convention Center,
1301 Second Avenue South, Mionneapolis, MN United States
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Twin Cities Women’s Expo!! It’s Everything Women! Food, Fashion, Fun & Shopping, Fitness, Relaxation, Pampering, Self Care, Psychics & Goddess Empowerment!!  This isn’t a freebee expo! Come expecting premium exhibitors, awesome talks, goddess empowerment and a great weekend out with your girlfriends, sisters, mothers and grandmothers! Join us for a women’s expo like no other!

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$25

African American Leadership Forum: Crafting An Urban Agenda

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs,
301 19th Ave S #307, Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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The African American Leadership Forum is proud to present Crafting a United Urban Agenda on February 21, 2015 from 8:30 am-2:00 pm at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. If you have not already registered for the Forum, please note that seats are limited. Take this opportunity to join in the conversation with prominent leaders to unite on issues concerning the African American community. Registration for this event closes February 18, 2015 at 12:00 am. 

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1st Annual International Hip Hop Activism Conference

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Augsburg College,
2211 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454 United States
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Feb 20 7pm to 10pm – March and Hip Hop Show – Mayday Books to Common Table, Minneapolis, MN, USA https://www.facebook.com/events/722627531186126/?ref=br_tf Feb 21 8:30am to 6:30pm – 2nd Floor, Christensen Center Building, 2211 Riverside Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN, USA This event is FREE to all and open to the public like all Hip Hop should be. In reaction to systemic U.S. police brutality toward People of Color, the global mass demonstrations for Mike Brown and Eric Garner, and the many…

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50th Anniversary of the Assasination of Malcolm X

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - February 22 @ 8:00 pm
Minneapolis Urban League,
2100 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411 United States
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The 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma to Montgomery March, and the passage of the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Dr. Martin Luther King’s role in these events is correctly capturing the imagination of Black America. But, there is another set of events that should also receive attention of our people. Twenty-fifteen marks the 50th memorial of the assassination of Malcolm X, and it is also the year of his 90th birthday. It seems odd that very…

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50th Anniversary: What would Malcolm X say about the US today

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - February 22 @ 8:00 pm
Minneapolis Urban League,
2100 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411 United States
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We want to commemorate the murder of Malcolm X by discussing his politics and his legacy. Come and learn about what Malcolm X had to say about the social/ political/ economic system we live in called capitalism. Come hear what he had to say about White Supremacy. Come and discuss ways we can emulate this great revolutionary. Come because not only are you serious about talking about Malcolm X but come because you want to put into practice his ideas.…

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