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Year-long series to examine the 1960s

Community Education will look back 50 years to the 1960s with a year-long series.

A class on civil rights led by John Heydt and Jeff Hansen will take place Monday, November 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Grand Arbor community room in Alexandria. The cost is $9.

Many people in the ’60s faced unrest due to the unfair treatment of many U.S. citizens. The civil rights movement included focus on segregation.

Minnesotans also faced Native American rights as the American Indian Movement (AIM) started in Minneapolis in 1968, focusing on spirituality, leadership and sovereignty.

To register or for more information, visit www.alexandria.k12.mn.us/ce or call (320) 762-3310.

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