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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 Cream Pie and more   Suggested Fundraiser Donation:  $ 20.00 or more!  Kids free!  No one will be turned away for lack of ability to pay.   Pay As You Can. If you would like to help with this fun event by providing food or volunteer help, please call Harvey at 612-990-4022 or email editor@alleynews.org

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 resourceful, ambitious, hard working people who make Phillips their home. O.K., who was this guy? (more…)

July 2011 Daves”' Dumpster

July 2011 Daves”' Dumpster

199 Years later Wendell Phillips is still in “All the news that”'s fit to print.”

199 Years later Wendell Phillips is still in “All the news that”'s fit to print.”

Wendell Phillips, Phillips Community”'s namesake, still makes news as the agitator and moral guide.  The following article was in the New York Times this month.  Following the article, we have printed an e-mail exchange between the author of the article and James B. Stewart, Macalaster College, St. Paul.  Stewart is a professor of history and scholar/author of the life of Wendell Phillips. On Dec. 3rd 2010, The Alley Newspaper will celebrate Wendell”'s 199th birthday with a special carrot cake from Franklin Street Bakery at St. Paul”'s Church on 28th St and 15th Ave. from 6:00- 8:00 PM along with a Fundraising Silent Auction. Next year, The Alley will have a special 200th Anniversary of Wendell”'s birthday.  We”'re hoping to have James Stewart join us that day to help underscore the still relevant admonitions of Ann Green Phillips and Wendell Phillips. The Abolitionist”'s Epiphany By Adam Goodheart Boston, Nov. 7, 1860 Throughout most of the nation”'s history, it had taken weeks for votes to be counted and for Americans to find out who their new president was. But by 1860, telegraph lines ”“ more than 50,000 miles of them ”“ had spread so far and wide across the country that the results were in the morning editions of the next day”'s papers. (more…)

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