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  1. Ellison to host lecture on art and underserved communities at the WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Insight News

    As part of the Walker Art Center's series, Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, See, Sit, Sup, Sip, Sing: Holding Court, Rep. Keith Ellison will host a lecture at the center on Dec. 6. The 1:30 p.m. presentation inside the Target Gallery at the Walker, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, is free and open to the public. Ellison and other policymakers will take part in what's being called an interactive performance art lecture to discuss the role art plays in underserved communities.

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  2. Flow Art Space presents Collage, Imagine with Sendero Flamenco performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Insight News

    Flow Art Space presents local and national artists in the exhibitions Collage and Imagine , which run concurrent from December 3-20 with a Friday, December 5 reception from 6-9 to meet artists and a performance by Sendero Flamenco with guest guitarist Daniel Volovets at 8:30. Chicago-based Beth Shadur's work Ravissant is part of a series where she addresses fragility.

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  3. Gary Cunningham recognized as Metropolitan State Alumnus of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Insight News

    In recognition of his strong commitment to serving the Twin Cities community both as a professional and as a volunteer, Metropolitan State University recognized Gary Cunningham as its 2014 Alumnus of the Year at the 2014 Celebrating Service to the Community Scholarship Luncheon on Oct. 16 at Travelers in Saint Paul. Cunningham has built a distinguished career strengthening communities of color and working toward economic justice.

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  4. Robert Robinson welcomed back to the DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Insight News

    Having made a full recovery and continuing to maintain a healthy life and pursuing his gift of voice, Robinson has been sounding better than ever. "I'm sure there are a lot of people like me who wish they had the ability to embrace every hurting person in the world and assure them that their lives will get better.

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  5. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Insight News

    The Get Free Open Mic is geared towards acoustic spoken work. Get free is an community supported event that looks to revolutionize the way we experience and create art on a social justice and recreational level.

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  6. Louie's Wine Dive in Uptown is making its mark; hitting the spot with foodiesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Insight News

    That's about the only way to explain why in 2001 a chef born and raised in warm and sunny Miami made the "radical" decision to move to the less than warm metropolis of Minneapolis. So that's what Chef Patrick Matthews did; and the growing legion of fans of his menu creations at Louie's Wine Dive, 800 W. Lake St., Uptown Minneapolis, are thankful for the decision.

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  7. Critics continue to hammer KSTP-TV over #pointergateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Insight News

    A multiracial group of about 20 dedicated protesters braved bone chilling cold and blistering winds to voice their anger and to demand an apology from a local television station. The protesters gathered outside of station KSTP-TV this past Wednesday demanding an apology for a Nov. 6 story the station ran accusing Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges of flashing gang signs with what the station described as a "two time felon."

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  8. POINTERGATE: KSTP should be ashamed for racist reportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Insight News

    So a week or so back I woke up to my Facebook timeline full of a story shared from the website the Daily Kos with the headline, "#pointergate may be the most racist news story of 2014." I opened the link and read a story that at first I knew had to be a joke.

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  9. Flowers: Mobilize, engage citizensRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Insight News

    Al Flowers is the founder of Community Standards Initiative , whose mission is to mobilize and engage citizens in problem solving. One of its components is a program designed to mobilize people in the community to support better outcomes in education for Minneapolis school children.

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  10. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Insight News

    Monday nights the Loring Pasta Bar Minneapolis joins "Motown on Mondays" the nationwide DJ night. Expect to hear originals, remixes and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs.

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  11. The Opening': One small step for man, one shocking nightmare for 'hue-mankind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Insight News

    Imagine the clashing of worlds when a Black man of the planet Kebb, with a supreme knowledge of self, thinks the grass in greener on the other side of the galaxy and travels back in time with his family through a time/space portal called The Opening, only to find themselves in the United States during the time of slavery.

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  12. Open house for plans near METRO Blue Line Extension stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Insight News

    A community open house in North Minneapolis on Wednesday, November 12 is the next major opportunity for the public to be involved with planning the areas around the stations for the proposed METRO Blue Line Extension, also known as Bottineau light rail transit . This 13-mile LRT line has 11 proposed stations connecting North Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, Crystal, and Brooklyn Park to downtown Minneapolis and the regional transit system, and is scheduled to open as soon as 2021.

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  13. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Insight News

    Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of "It" status.

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  14. Jeffrey Hassan takes over as executive director of African American Leadership ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Insight News

    Hassan became the organization's executive director Nov. 1 following the August departure of former director, Chris Stewart. Hassan said he will continue to direct the AALF towards its mission of building wealth in the African American community, closing the achievement gap for African-American students, affecting legislative policy and promoting healthy living.

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  15. Jeffery Hassan takes over as executive director of African American Leadership ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Insight News

    Hassan became the organization's executive director Nov. 1 following the August departure of former director, Chris Stewart. Hassan said he will continue to direct the AALF towards its mission of building wealth in the African American community, closing the achievement gap for African-American students, affecting legislative policy and promoting healthy living.

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  16. Latrice Barker puts 'Active Citizenship' to the test.. at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Insight News

    Serving as the Front Desk Coordinator for the Minneapolis Urban League, Latrice Barker gets to meet all sorts of people. After all, the Minneapolis Urban League is a hub of activity in north Minneapolis.

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  17. Turning Point and North Memorial enter into unique partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Insight News

    In an effort to better care for those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, North Memorial Health Care and Turning Point have partnered to provide care for those in north Minneapolis. With emergency room wait times up to two hours at North Memorial - attributed to the high number overdoses and those in need of detoxification - officials with the hospital said they needed to look into other ways to care for all in need.

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  18. Interfaith event about the community 'standing up and being counted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Insight News

    On a recent Sunday afternoon at the Hennepin Government Plaza, more than a dozen African-American churches and community groups from across Minneapolis kicked off the city's first-ever Sunday voting. The event ushered in what organizers hope will be an annual "Souls 2 the Polls" voting drive to encourage communities of color to stand up and be counted at the voting booth.

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  19. Bringing down the 'House' courtesy of the OrdwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Insight News

    The place called the "House" is the Marcus Garvey House in north Minneapolis - home to Insight News, a subsidiary company of McFarlane Media Interests, Inc. "Marcus Garvey believed in making a world that benefits the world. He symbolizes the necessity to organize and fight for freedom," said Al McFarlane, founder of Insight News.

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  20. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Insight News

    Aesthetically It! is a list of picks from the editors of Aesthetically Speaking. Aesthetically It! features venues, events, outings and more that are worthy of "It" status.

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