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The ruins of Saint Paul

‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”

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TC Spotlight | Let's all scream for ice cream!

(Photos by Paige Elliott) TC Spotlight is a weekly highlight of local businesses. Each week we explore a different theme and pick 4-6 businesses to spotlight.

Did you know July is National Ice Cream Month, and the third Sunday of July (July 20) is National Ice Cream Day? We here at the Daily Planet our doing our part to help you celebrate this sweet holiday by highlighting a few choice ice cream shops around the Twin Cities, as the first in a series of local business roundups. Get the scoop below:

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TC Weekend | Mpls. Aquatennial, Rondo Days, Highland Fest, Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest & more!

Updated 7/18/2014 12:45 p.m.

The All-Star festivities have wrapped up, but the Best Days of Summer are just beginning with the start of the Minneapolis Aquatennial and other big cultural and community festivals in the Twin Cities this weekend. So far the weather forecast looks bright — perfect for getting outdoors and enjoying the festivities! See what's on tap below:

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Peace of Hope in Minneapolis connects prisoners and their families

Sharon Brooks, founder and president of Peace of Hope, has increased services in north Minneapolis through her 2-year-old nonprofit organization. (MinnPost photo by Ibrahim Hirsi)

Sharon Brooks was only 12 years old when she thought of becoming an advocate for African-Americans with family members in prison.

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Making sense of race, culture, ethnicity and class… part 4

Later in July I will be leading a seminar with the Mentoring Project of Minnesota and representatives of youthrive. It is the third of eight sessions titled the “Impact Exchange.” These monthly gatherings seek to help mentoring programs and all interested parties dialogue and strategize how to confront the issues of Race, Class and Privilege in their personal lives and the programs they lead. The July session is titled “Race, Class and Ethnicity Matters” Often times conversations regarding racialized issues get derailed for the following reasons (if not more):

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Making sense of race, culture, ethnicity and class… part 3

Later in July I will be leading a seminar with the Mentoring Project of Minnesota and representatives of youthrive. It is the third of eight sessions titled the “Impact Exchange.” These monthly gatherings seek to help mentoring programs and all interested parties dialogue and strategize how to confront the issues of Race, Class and Privilege in their personal lives and the programs they lead. The July session is titled “Race, Class and Ethnicity Matters” Often times conversations regarding racialized issues get derailed for the following reasons (if not more):

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Access Press at 25! A quarter century of serving and reflecting Minnesota's disabilities community

Access Press is celebrating its 25th Anniversary! Congratulations are in order – and thanks! So also is this post which I hope is redundant for many regular readers of this monthly treasure trove of information about the disabilities community.

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TC Weekend | Twin Cities Jazz Fest, Twin Cities Pride Fest, Beer Dabbler, MN Food Truck Fair and more!

Updated: 6/27/2014 2:19 pm

 

Can you believe we're almost at the end of June? Time flies, so spend it wisely -- get out and enjoy some of the outdoor happenings around the cities. This weekend offers two big festivals -- the Twin Cities Pride Fest in Minneapolis and the Twin Cities Jazz Fest in Saint Paul, along with other fun happenings around town. Just like the last couple of weekends, this weekend might be a bit wet so plan accordingly.

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