By Fred de Sam Lazaro, PBS Newshour. Originally posted May 26, 2021 President Joe Biden has proposed using some of the $2 trillion of his infrastructure plan to repair harm done to America’s minority communities
By Charmaine Nero, KARE 11. Originally published May 24, 2021. “George Floyd and all of these African American men whose lives have been taken have shined a light on the basements of America,” says Marvin Anderson.
By Deevon Rahming, KARE 11. Originally published June 19, 2021. ST PAUL, Minn. — St. Paul-based home improvement nonprofit, Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, received a $150,000 National Neighborhood Promise Grant from the Republic Services. The organization dedicated a
By Cinnamon Janzer, Next City. Originally posted June 23, 2021 Since the late 1800’s, St. Paul’s Rondo neighborhood was a thriving Black community. Churches, businesses, schools, and homes all coalesced into a neighborhood where the majority of
By Alex Chhith, Star Tribune. Originally posted May 10, 2021 Online sessions will gather community input. A bridge proposal to reconnect a historically Black neighborhood in St. Paul is facing its next major test in
by Ben Piven, Aljazeera. Originally posted May 11, 2021 In the historically Black neighbourhood of Rondo in Saint Paul, Minnesota, community leaders hope US President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan will help promote ‘mobility justice’ 60 years
by Ashley Hackett, MinnPost. Originally posted May 5, 2021 The Reconnecting Communities Act would establish grants to address the “legacy of highway construction built through communities… that divided neighborhoods and erected barriers to mobility and opportunity.”
by The Associated Press. Originally posted February 3, 2021 Minnesota lawmakers on Tuesday heard a proposal that would construct a “land bridge” to reconnect a historically Black St. Paul neighborhood that was devastated in the