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The Real Black History of the Twin Cities

The Hamline University Black Men's Leadership Coalition in colaboration with the Hamline University Veterans Affairs Student Organization presents Mr. Ronald A. Edwards. This is a Black History Month event:

In celebration of Black History Month, the Hamline University Veterans Affairs student organization in collaboration with Hamline University Black Men's Leadership Coalition present, The Real Black History of the Twin Cities. The special guest for this event is author, historian, and civil rights activist Mr. Ronald A. Edwards who will lead a conversation about history, people, and current events. The entire Hamline community is invited to attend this event on Tuesday, February 18 in the Anderson Center Forum at 11:30 a.m.

Edwards was the longest seated chairman of the Minneapolis Urban League and worked as part of a federal oversight committee on behalf of Minnesota firefighters and police. He is one of just a few people to be expelled for life from the NAACP because of his reporting about corruption inside of the organization. He has a program on Minneapolis Television Network called, Black Focus, which has been on for over 21 years. Edwards is also the senior opinion columnist for Minnesota’s oldest African American business and newspaper, The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.

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