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Community Sketchbook

Project will document issues of homelessness in our community

An outreach program of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church in Minneapolis will document with photos the struggles and successes of homeless persons.
Kay Harvey: Oral history exhibit gives Minnesota’s homeless a voice

Report highlights gap between graduation rates of black, white males

A new national report draws attention yet again to the wide divide between blacks and whites in school achievement, this time spotlighting the difference in high school graduation rates for black males versus white males here and around the country.

An inspiring story about one immigrant family

I love stories about immigrant families who come to this country and succeed. There’s something about these stories I can’t resist — hearing them is like watching a Frank Capra movie.