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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Change needed for 11th Ward City Council

I am a 65-year-old retired social worker and 11th Ward resident.  As an active participant in our local democracy, I support Jeremy Schroeder to represent me and the rest of the Ward 11 on the Minneapolis City Council.  I spent over 25 years as a social worker at Hennepin County Medical Center working in The Birth Center, assisting pregnant women […]

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Seward Cafe launches donation drive

BY CHARLOTTE COLANTTI The Seward Cafe first opened its doors in October 1974 as part of the new-wave co-op movement that took root in Minneapolis’ West Bank during the early ’70s. The young café started off with a worn jukebox and a simple menu of veggie and meat burgers, with PBR and Olympia on tap. Those early years were rocky […]

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FROM WHERE I STAND: U.S. leads in police killings

BY POLLY MANN The Guardian newspaper claims that it has compiled the most comprehensive database of U.S. police killing ever published. I think it can be assumed that this is as correct as any figures compiled by humans could possibly be. It’s quite shocking and I wish that this information could move the American public to do something about it […]

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Bayard Rustin –The Man Behind the Dream

BY JANE RAMSEYER MILLER Bayard Rustin was a Quaker and mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and he was the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. In spite of his incredible gifts, Rustin was hidden in the movement because he was a gay man. Now, composer Steve Milloy has created a 14-movement composition, “The Man Behind the Dream,” […]

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Ongoing

Adoption Support Group for Teens and Parents Tuesday, April 4, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church 4101 37th Ave. S. The Adoption Support Network holds monthly support groups for parents and teens who have been adopted. Adoptive parents are provided with a confidential, nonjudgmental environment where they can support each other and share resources. Teens are invited to […]

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Consider this

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. –Elie Wiesel (1928 – 2016) Another church fights the system to shelter homeless people. Earlier this year, a United Methodist congregation in La […]

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Houses of Worship Directory

Zen COMPASSION CHANTING FOR DIFFICULT TIMES 3212 18th Ave. S. 612-822-9520 compassionchanting@fastmail.com Baha’i BAHA’I CENTER OF MINNEAPOLIS 3644 Chicago Ave. S. 612-823-3494 Minneapolis.Bahai@gmail.com www.mplsbahai.org Baptist NEW CREATION BAPTIST CHURCH 1414 E. 48th St. 612-825-6933 UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH 1219 University Ave. S.E. 612-331-1768 www.ubcmn.org Catholic CHURCH OF THE HOLY NAME 3637  11th Ave. S. 612-724-5465 CHURCH OF ST. ALBERT THE GREAT […]

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Museums

Minnesota Museum of American Art 141 E. 4th St., St. Paul 55101 651-797-2571 www.mmaa.org Ken Gonzales-Day: Shadowlands Ken Gonzales-Day’s award-winning photographs and research are helping transform our understanding of the history of racialized violence in the United States. He supplements photographs with research and writing that engage critically with art history and blends historical tragedies with current events. Using photography […]

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