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  • Taiyon Coleman, AA&AS lecturer, speaks at TEDxUMN: Mapping Our Potential

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    Taiyon Coleman, AA&AS lecturer, speaks at TEDxUMN: Mapping Our Potential See Coleman's talk "Poems As Maps".

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    Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local African American history via the McNair Scholars program.Read more
    about Amber's research on W. Gertrude Brown.

    MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
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    The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

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    The Minnesota Daily highlights the work and legacy of professor John Wright in the article, "The Wright Legacy".

    August 19th, 2014
  • Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local histories

    Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local African American history via the McNair Scholars program. B_Amber-480x320.jpg
    Read more about Amber's research on W. Gertrude Brown.

    MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
    Learning Girl2.jpg
    The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

    JOHN WRIGHT
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    The Minnesota Daily highlights the work and legacy of professor John Wright in the article, "The Wright Legacy".

August 1st, 2014
  • Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local histories

    Amber Jones, AA&AS major, researches local African American history via the McNair Scholars programB_Amber-480x320.jpgRead more about Amber's research on W. Gertrude Brown.

    MINNEAPOLIS TEACHERS INSTITUTE
    Learning Girl2.jpg
    The Minneapolis Teachers Institute is now accepting applications from preK-12 educators for the 2014-2015 school-year. Upload an application MTI App_2014-15.pdf and visit our website.

    JOHN WRIGHT
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    The Minnesota Daily highlights the work and legacy of professor John Wright in the article, "The Wright Legacy".

    May 28th, 2014
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    Congratulations to Associate Professor Yuichiro Onishi, whose new book has been published! Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa was published under New York University Press.