PRNFamily is focused on honoring the philanthropic and humanitarian legacy of his brother Prince by helping organizations Prince supported anonymously. PRNFamily is asking guests to honor the humanitarianism of Prince by bringing non-perishable food items or winter coats and gloves to the Southwest Parking ramp where they will board a shuttle to Paisley Park to ring in Funky New Year 2020. All donations go to Sabathani Community Center, which Prince supported for many years. PRNFamily

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The 2019 Minnesota State Fair free entertainment lineup features more than 900 shows throughout the Great Minnesota Get-Together’s 12-day run – all free with fair admission. Highlights of this year’s free stage lineup are below. Note: The full lineup of free entertainment, including additional acts, showtimes and artist information, is available at

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Join OMG Media Solutions in celebrating the "Greats Gone 2 Soon" . . .  "Greats Gone 2 Soon" is a music series honoring the greatest entertainers of all times who left us with their gift of unforgettable memories through their music. These artists presented are the legendary Etta James, Teddy Pendergrass, Isaac Hayes, Barry White, Luther Vandross, Teena Marie and Rick James. Musicians4Musicians, founded by Kathleen Johnson in 2009, was established to support musicians through

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Introduction by Monique Linder My name is Monique Linder, producer of Commemorate Black History and Culture Day presented by Ujamaa Place, taking place on March 24, 2018, hosted by the University of Saint Thomas' Office of Diversity & Inclusion. Recy Taylor was laid to rest January 5, 2018, blocks away from where she was abducted on September 3, 1944. I traveled to Abbeville, Alabama to honor Recy Taylor's life and legacy by spending time with

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE African American Leadership Forum (AALF) Presents “Building Strong Innovative Communities Together” Community Awards and Fundraising Dinner at US Bank Stadium Featuring Keynote Speaker, Kevin Warren, COO of the Minnesota Vikings Laysha Ward, Executive Vice President of Target Corporation to be honored as the recipient of this year’s Community Service Award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 28, 2017) Minneapolis, MN – As a leading community organization, AALF is focused on improving the economic

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Article by: Monique Linder   (Photo Credit: Gus Bennett, Jr.)  As you plan your family outing to the fair, you will want to add September 3rd or 4th on your schedule to see a musical talent phenomenon coming to the Fair.  Enjoy your favorite food on a stick and a memorable line up of free concerts like the nationally acclaimed R&B group from New Orleans, Tank and the Bangas.   Tang and the Banga's took

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Monique Linder, Founder OMG Media Solutions Tel: 612.787.8705 Email: Monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com  Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute Empowers Alabama Students in a Week of Learning SYLDI Summer Program 2017 trip from the Alabama State Capitol to the US Capitol with a week teaching 27 participating students skills in innovation, technology, coding, financial literacy, advocacy, public policy and cultural heritage. Birmingham, AL (July 17, 2017) – Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute’s module seven, in

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PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Monique Linder, Founder OMG Media Solutions Tel: 612.787.8705 Email: Monique@omgdigitalmediasolutions.com   Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart Celebrates 100 Episodes With Special Guest Shavar Jeffries And A Special Announcement That A New Show Is In Formation MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 5, 2017) – Host Chris Stewart announced at the end of Rock The Schools episode 100 that the series will be ending on a high note.  Chris Stewart and Rock The Schools

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   DATE: FEBRUARY 2, 2017                                                        PURPLE PHILANTHROPY SHEILA E. BENEFIT CONCERT AT THE MONTGOMERY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE ON MARCH 4TH CANCELLED Sheila E. thanks her much appreciated friends who purchased tickets. Go to: sheilae.com to view the 2017 tour schedule. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 2, 2017) – The organizations of the Spirit of Rosa Parks events issued a statement of regret that the Purple Philanthropy Sheila E. Benefit Concert will not be coming

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    January 18, 2016 Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708 Minneapolis, MN (January 18, 2016) – Chris Stewart, Host of Rock the Schools with Citizen Stewart, talks to Reggae Artist and Activist, PeeWee Dread. “Hungry Children Can’t Focus” ~ Pee Wee Dread  New Orleans native Peewee Dread (born Darius Collins) has been singing since childhood. Growing up in a city full of distinct musical traditions Peewee developed his own style incorporating his Creole-Caribbean

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2016    Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708  Minneapolis, MN (January 13, 2016) – Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart Episode 38 | Education Reform . . . "What needs to happen now in Minnesota" with special guests Mary K. Boyd, Retired St. Paul Schools Educator and Greg Gentle, Founder/Director of Charter School Flex Academy, in a discussion centered around the human right to a good education for all and what

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    NOVEMBER 5, 2015 Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708     “REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN, REVOLUTIONARY EDUCATION"  with ERICKA HUGGINS Minneapolis, MN (November 5, 2015) – Host of “Rock The Schools with Citizen Stewart”, Chris Stewart talks to Ericka Huggins about her life as an educator, member of the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Panther Party, the Criminal Justice system and the Black Lives Matter movement. In 1963, during the height of the

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708   Rock the Schools with Citizen Stewart from Washington, D.C.  "What happens when you take parents to our nation’s Capitol to discuss education reform."  Chris debriefs with three #NOLA parents after attending education sessions at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference 2015 Minneapolis, MN (September 28, 2015) - Rock the Schools with Citizen Stewart education reform activism podcast with three parents from New Orleans discussing their experience

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Published by: Monique Linder   Photo of President Courtesy of Brota Productions  Washington, D.C. (September 22, 2015) – As an honored member of Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference 2015 press pool, my goal covering the conference was to take in as much content as possible in two days.  I heard Dr. Otis Moss, during the “Prayer Breakfast,” explain the importance of paying tribute to our ancestors who paved the way for us to be

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For Immediate Release Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Samantha Jo Warfield, CNCS, sjwarfield@cns.gov, 202-606-6775 *** MEDIA ADVISORY *** Congressman Keith Ellison to Announce New Private-Public Partnership to Support Youth Development and Economic Opportunity Conference Call at 4:00 p.m. EDT/ 3:00 p.m. CDT Wednesday August 19, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Keith Ellison will hold a media conference call Wednesday, August 19 at 4:00 p.m. EDT/ 3:00 p.m. CDT to announce new funding that will improve continued

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  JUNE 23, 2015 Media Contact: Gabriela Linder 702.885.8708    RTS Episode 16 | “The New School Must Be Just” with special guest, newly elected Minneapolis NAACP President, Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds  Minneapolis, MN (June 23, 2015) – This week’s podcast with special guest Nekima Levy-Pounds, who was recently elected as the president of Minneapolis’ NAACP. A fierce advocate for justice, and a supportive critic of school reform, she embodies a hopeful “third

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