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On Racial Disparities in Educational Achievement

Our first awareness of a racial disparity in educational achievement came on our first day of junior high school, when an English teacher required each student in our diverse class to take a turn reading aloud a paragraph from the first page of the textbook. 1,367 more words



I hope you can forgive me for not publishing any text with this photograph when I posted it this morning.  I find it difficult to blog when I’m traveling.  207 more words


MSP Airport: Community Arts Done Right

In a day and age where headlines like this become the tragic norm, it is refreshing and exciting to see community art programs that are thriving. 290 more words


The Long Way Home: The Shocking Conclusion, December 16, 2014

I was overwhelmed by the response to my last entry. It seems that my followers wanted to know about my trip home: Did you rent a Harley? 281 more words

Report: Twin Cities Residents Rank #1 For Volunteering

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Once again Twin Cities residents are getting a nod for their effort in giving back to the community.

A report released Tuesday from the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency, says that people in the Minneapolis-St. 120 more words


Please To Meet Me - The Replacements (1987)

The Minneapolis-St. Paul area is often associated with Prince, The Time and any number of Prince proteges, but the city has an important rock legacy also. 476 more words

Alternative Rock