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Phillips”' 200th Birthday Party & 36 Years of the Alley Newspaper

Phillips”' 200th Birthday Party & 36 Years of the Alley Newspaper

Attend the ALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Annual Meeting and Fundraiser with an exciting celebration of *Wendell Phillips”'s 200th Birthday and 36 YEARS of The Alley Newspaper !!! 11-11-11 (November 11, 2011) 6:00- 8:00 pm St. Paul”'s Church East 28th  Street and 15th Ave. South in Minneapolis  *Nov 29th is the 200th Birthday of Boston-born, Wendell Phillips, for whom the Phillips Community is named. Phillips was one of our nation's greatest human rights activists and outspoken anti-slavery advocates-fighting for the rights of women, workers, Native Americans, and African Americans. “The Queen” will make an appearance with her dog, Ginger, and declare a  Proclamation honoring the memory of Wendell Phillips. Stories about Wendell by James Stewart, Professor at Macalester College and biographer of Wendell Phillips Stories! Food! Entertainment! Dinner Provided: Boston Clam-FREE Chowder, Boston Baked Beans, Salad, Boston [...]

Why Phillips? Why Care?

By James Brewer Stewart Why is the Phillips Neighborhood named Phillips?”“Who was “Phillips”?”“Why should anyone care? Simply because this “Phillips” stands for a real person”“Wendell Phillips”“one of the world”'s most admired fighters for human rights and for equality for everybody”“ No Exceptions”“women and men, young and old, all colors, all backgrounds, all cultures.. That”'s right””“Phillips” stands for racial and gender equality, workers”' rights and social justice. It means standing strong for personal dignity. It means looking to the future with eyes full of hope. It means exposing and condemning racism, sexism and economic exploitation. It means treating everyone with respect. How perfect a name for Minneapolis”'s most culturally diverse, most heavily discriminated against, most economically exploited neighborhood! How perfect a name for the endlessly [...]

July 2011 Daves”' Dumpster

July 2011 Daves”' Dumpster

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