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The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice - A leading research center dedicated to finding solutions to racial and ethnic inequality.
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Ashley D. Farmer Jun 24
There would be no without the founder of the modern reparations movement, "Queen Mother" Audley Moore. Learn more here in my article in : "The Black Woman who Launched the Modern Fight for Reparations"
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UMN School of Public Health 10h
Out of thousands of articles published in the top public health journals between 2002 and 2015, only 25 mentioned institutionalized racism. In order to change a problem, we have to name it, stresses Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman.
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Humphrey School 11h
A new study by researchers from the Humphrey School and examines how social issues such as racial segregation, automobile culture, and lack of services for those with limited mobility, affect equity and access to transportation Minnesota.
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UMN School of Public Health Jun 22
The American Indian health system serves the poorest, sickest and most remote populations in the US — we created the American Indian Health minor to train professionals to address their unique needs
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Trevon D Logan Jun 17
SO excited for Jhacova Williams and her new position in the Program on Race, Ethnicity & the Economy! Waiting to see the great things she and will do!
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RCP UMN Jun 18
Tune into discussing their exp. working with RCP and how they met their original goals of tethering the projects to their strategic plan, including advancing health & wellbeing, economic prosperity, & opportunity and mobility for all
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U of M Research Jun 18
Happy 5th birthday, Inquiry! Launched in June 2014, the blog was designed to explore research and innovation across the many centers, institutes, colleges, departments, and campuses that make up .
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Minnesota Historical Society Jun 17
1889: Frederick McGhee becomes the first African American admitted to practice law in MN. He became a leader in the African American community, including as a founder of St. Peter Claver Church and starting MN's first chapter. More on McGhee:
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Senator Patty Murray Jun 17
The federal minimum wage hasn’t been increased in ten years—the longest period of time in U.S. history. Congress needs to pass the Act because no one working a full-time job should be living in poverty.
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Orly Clerge Jun 14
**Excited that my book, The New Noir: Race, Identity, and Diaspora in Black Suburbia (University of California Press) will publish Fall 2019! It explores the dynamic cultural politics of Black Middle-Class New York. For more info, see my new site: !
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Angela Conley Jun 14
Budget Season is just around the corner and we would like to include you in the process! This month's Community Office Hour will be focused on gathering input from you about what you would like to see included in the 2020 Hennepin County Budget! See you there!
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Black AIDS Institute Jun 14
Are you fierce at communications? Savvy w/ crafting press releases, have a rolodex of journalists & influencers in Black healthcare, & have a passion for fighting AIDS in the Black community? If so, apply for BAI's Communications Coordinator position here:
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MHP Jun 14
Only a week away! Join us for a Federal Housing Forum feat. Sen. on Fri, June 21 from 2-4:30pm at Al-Amaan Center (5620 Smetana Drive, Minnetonka). Register now!
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Roy Wilkins Center Jun 14
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NAACP Jun 12
Have you experienced voter suppression? We want to hear from you. Submit your story to
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UMN School of Public Health Jun 14
The number of Minnesotans turning 65 this decade will be greater than the past 4 decades combined, and it's the last state in the U.S. to regulate assisted living facilities — is on to discuss how that will affect families:
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Amir Attaran Jun 13
After University of Ottawa campus security carded and arrested black student , I’m posting video of security forcing into my office and carding me and my black PhD student . I complained, but nothing was done about it.
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Smithsonian NMAAHC Jun 13
In 1968, Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman to be elected to Congress. Then, in 1972, she sought the nomination for president. Chisholm carved out new roles for women in politics. Watch our Summit:
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UMN School of Public Health Jun 13
About three quarters of women who are incarcerated have been diagnosed with mental illness. "Many women who are incarcerated have long histories of trauma, physical and sexual trauma," says
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Minneapolis NAACP Jun 13
PRESS CONFERENCE: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 am CDT WHERE: Minneapolis City Hall 350 S 5th Street Minneapolis, MN 55415 Minneapolis NAACP Responds to Video of Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Violently Mishandling and Arresting Two Black Women
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