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Continued: Minneapolis must address racial inequities

  • Article by: SANDRA L. VARGAS
  • Last update: September 21, 2013 - 5:43 PM

Together, I believe we can create OneMinneapolis.


Sandra L. Vargas is president and CEO of the Minneapolis Foundation

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    "The racial income gap is wider today than it was at the time of the March on Washington in 1963. Not only is this morally wrong, it is unsustainable. Demographics are changing in Minnesota, and people of color will be the majority of residents by 2040. If we don’t fix this now, we’ll wake up without the workforce, leadership and revenue our community needs to compete in the global economy and sustain a good quality of life."

    -Sandra Vargas, the Minneapolis Foundation

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