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Movie Blog: ’12 Years A Slave’ A Tough Look At America’s Past

“12 Years a Slave” is unquestionably an absolutely necessary corrective to any lingering sentiment regarding the antebellum Old South and, on a larger scale, the blood that lubricated the Great Experiment, so long as you believe no one is truly free unless everyone is.

11/01/2013

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Mpls. Students Explore Black History On Stage

In front of parents and family members, students at Minnesota School of Science (MSS) performed a play that brought history to life and highlighted their heritage.

02/22/2013

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Families Flock To Juneteenth Celebrations

Juneteenth celebrations were held Saturday at the North Mississippi Regional Park. There were bands, food and many other family-friendly activities.

06/16/2012

Lake Calhoun

Views On Slavery Cause Lake Calhoun Renaming Effort

The Minneapolis Parks Board is being asked to change the name of Lake Calhoun because its namesake was a politician who supported slavery.

05/20/2011

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