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Rondo's Renaissance: State Budget Gives $5M For I-94 Land Bridge Through Historic Black St. Paul Neighborhood

3 monthes ago   |   By CBS

This story was originally published on July 6, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS - It was a thriving African American neighborhood in heart of St. Paul, destroyed by development. Now, there's new hope Rondo will rise again.
In the 1950s, Rondo was in the center of it all: business, entertainment, art, faith and fun. Marvin Anderson grew up there.
“Every day you walked out there you could see how people were able to overcome the limitations that this society imposed on them, and built something they could call their own,” Anderson said. “Everybody was very proud.”
But it all came crashing down in 1956...
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