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Rebuild Twin Cities roundtable brings plea to lawmakers

KSTP
Updated: September 16, 2020 06:50 PM
Created: September 16, 2020 06:16 PM

As the city of Minneapolis looks to rebuild following the rioting and civil unrest earlier this year, some neighborhoods are feeling left out.

That includes many Black-owned businesses along West Broadway Avenue in north Minneapolis, many of which are still boarded up.

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Wednesday, Felicia Perry, the executive director of the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition, said there's still a lot of uncertainty for her neighbors. She added that they want direct investment from their community and ownership to truly build wealth.

The plea to lawmakers was part of a rebuild roundtable, featuring several business and community leaders across the Twin Cities.


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