Former President Bill Clinton was in town Monday to accept the Dean’s Award for Public Leadership from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Students in Minneapolis celebrated the legacy of one of our community’s Civil Rights leaders. Mayor Betsy Hodges was at Emerson Spanish Immersion Learning Center to declare Friday “Dr. Josie R. Johnson Day.”
Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and tributes for the late civil rights leader were held across the country.
On Thursday night, the Minneapolis Urban League will recognize a community leader who’s been active in the Twin Cities for more than 50 years. She was part of a small group of Minnesotans who took part in the historic March on Washington. We have a look at why Dr. Josie Johnson is being honored with the distinguished Trailblazer Award.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights honored a civil rights educator Wednesday morning.