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MPLSART.COM: A Brighter Side of North: Northside Storyville Flips the Script

Posted: 10 Dec 18

By Gabby Coll | MPLSART.COM The online documentary series aims to change the narrative about North Minneapolis by spotlighting the people, the art, and the organizations that make it special. Run a quick Google search of “North Minneapolis,” and it’s likely that the top news stories to appear feature violence, a racist ...

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Video: Northside Storyville // Ep 11 // Artist Roundtable

Posted: 06 Dec 18

Without a doubt the most renown artist to emerge from North Minneapolis was PRINCE, who grew up on the Northside and had his first public performance at the Capri Theater on West Broadway. The Northside connection to the arts has not diminished but has only grown stronger and deeper as more and more artists call […]

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Brookings: The devaluation of assets in black neighborhoods

Posted: 27 Nov 18

Report | Brookings Institution, Metropolitan Policy Program   Homeownership lies at the heart of the American Dream, representing success, opportunity, and wealth. However, for many of its citizens, America deferred that dream. For much of the 20th century, the devaluing of black lives led to segregation and racist federal ...

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MINNPOST: Minneapolis 2040 Plan will help create an economy that works for everyone

Posted: 12 Nov 18

Op-Ed | Tawanna Black

As Minneapolis heads into the final stages of approval its 2040 Comprehensive Plan, the Center for Economic Inclusion commends Mayor Jacob Frey and the city leaders who have prominently centered racial equity in their vision for the future of our community. We also applaud the hundreds of residents who dedicated hours of their time reading the plan over the last several months, offering their feedback and perspectives on its strengths and weaknesses with the goal of helping our city leaders pursue the best, most equitable vision for inclusive growth possible.

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Video: Northside Storyville // Ep 10 // Small Business Development

Posted: 08 Nov 18

Small businesses are vital to the success of our economy – creating employment opportunities, spurring innovation and helping individuals and families achieve financial independence. To ensure thriving communities, you must have thriving small businesses. In North Minneapolis, entrepreneurship is not uncommon, and not always ...

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