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Although the Urban League has changed over the years, Minneapolis has changed very little for African Americans. Minneapolis has a higher concentration of nonwhite, poor people than any other major city in the country. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (1992), the unemployment rate for African Americans in Minneapolis is the worst in the nation. Substandard housing and inadequate health care are still the norm for poor Black families. In countries all around the world, many of the gains that were made by minority populations in the last forty years have been lost and others are now being challenged in the courts. Although much has occurred on paper, the reality of life for many African Americans is much as it was during the first half of the century.

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Main St. Marshall Plan: From Poverty to Prosperity

It was a humorously perilous business for both of us. For, before we proceed further, it must be said that the monkey-rope was fast at both ends; fast to Queequeg’s broad canvas belt, and fast to my narrow leather one. So that for better or for worse, we two, for the time, were wedded; and should poor Queequeg sink to rise no more, then both usage and honour demanded

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Agency By-Laws

It was a humorously perilous business for both of us. For, before we proceed further, it must be said that the monkey-rope was fast at both ends; fast to Queequeg’s broad canvas belt, and fast to my narrow leather one. So that for better or for worse, we two, for the time, were wedded; and should poor Queequeg sink to rise no more, then both usage and honour demanded

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