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Posts related to the D10 Como Park Neighborhood Relations Committee

Know Your Como: Air Under the Wings

By Sonjie Johnson
As far back as he can remember, Ray Wilson wanted to fly. As a Black man growing up in rural New Jersey, he thought that option was out of reach. Instead, he pursued a teaching degree. The dream of flying persisted, and he enrolled in private flying lessons. An instructor introduced him to a recruiter, and in 1969 he decided to enlist in the Army, and qualified for flight school.

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March 6, 2024 Community Meeting – 1st Wednesdays

The first Wednesday of every month Community Meeting, beginning at 7pm, typically hosts our Environment and Neighborhood Relations committee topics for discussion and planning, as well as guest presentations related to those issues. Occasionally time sensitive Land Use and Board/Organizational items are included on the agenda as well.

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Recorded Presentations: Unveiling the Untold: Meet St. Paul’s Black Rosies – 2/24/2024

Go beyond the headlines and learn about unsung heroes of World War II: Saint Paul’s Black Rosies. Como neighbor Jeremiah Ellis takes you inside the Twin Cities Ordinance Plant, where African American women made bullets fly and shattered racial barriers. Their courage offers powerful lessons for our time. Discover their inspiring narratives, accentuated by pictures from their lives. Don’t miss this chance to honor their legacies and learn from their resilience.

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