June 22 6 - 9:30 pm | Minneapolis
Panelists will explore the rise of the black population in Minneapolis and St. Paul, discuss injustices faced by men and women in uniform before and after their service, and the social movements that arose out of these WWI experiences.
UPDATE (May 26, 2017): Thank state leaders for funding for Historic Fort Snelling. The legislature included $4 million for the revitalization of Historic Fort Snelling in the capital investment budget passed May 26th. This money will fund design work, the next step toward construction. MNHS will advocate for the remaining $30 million in the 2018 legislative session.
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When Jack Baker and Michael McConnell became the first same-sex couple in the United States to apply for a marriage license, in 1970, Hennepin County clerk Gerald R. Nelson rejected their application. They sued Nelson, claiming a constitutional right to marry in what would become a landmark Supreme Court case.
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Maude Kegg, or Naawakamigookwe (Middle of the Earth Lady), was a renowned Ojibwe artist, writer, and cultural preservationist. Learn more about Maude Kegg and Ojibwe culture and history at the Gale Family Library.