NAACP

Juneteenth Celebration Commemorates End of Slavery

Duluth NAACP celebrates with community.

DULUTH, Minn.- Wednesday the 19th of June is the holiday Juneteenth, commemorating the day when slaves ere set free in the United States,and it was celebrated on Saturday in Duluth. The NAACP gathered members of the community outside the Central Hillside Community Center for a cookout celebrating the day of freedom. Hundreds of people from all different backgrounds came to…

NAACP Holds Election, First Meeting

Elections Uncontested

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth branch of the NAACP hosted elections on Sunday. Members voted on a new President, first and second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and up to 24 executive board members. The elections ran uncontested. But leaders say that is no reason to not get out, and vote. “When it’s uncontested, I think it’s still important that folks engage…

Community Voices Heard One Last Time for Riot Gear

Issue with Comments from Meetings Now Goes to City Council

DULUTH, Minn.- “…we stop being oppositional and look for ways to make our community safe.” The tired plea from one concerned citizen at a third community meeting discussing whether the Duluth Police Department should purchase new riot gear. The Citizens Review Board held its final community meeting about the proposed purchase of riot gear. The feedback along the way will…

Duluth March and Rally to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Duluth Events Recognize MLK Day

DULUTH, Minn. – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some Northlanders are taking to the streets to respect the Civil Rights leader. This morning, a march and rally are being held in recognition of the holiday. The march begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Washington Center at 310 N 1st Ave W, Duluth, MN 55806. The group will…

Twin Ports Honor MLK

A mayoral reception in Duluth remembers Martin Luther King Jr's message.

DULUTH, Minn.-Thursday night the Twin Ports remember Martin Luther King Junior during a mayoral reception. This year’s moto is “The Birth of a New Nation” which came from a┬áspeech MLK gave in 1957. “He has the spirit of nonviolence and just excepting everybody for their own beliefs and we’re coming together as a community,” co chair MLK planning committee Salaam…