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Joseph Ramos

Joseph Ramos

Joseph Ramos is a student at Northwestern University studying journalism and political science. Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, he writes about race, local politics and education.

Marvin Anderson explains what Rondo was — and what it can be

By: - June 17, 2022

Marvin Roger Anderson sat on a concrete ledge, talking about his childhood over the roaring noise of cars speeding nearby. He was in the Rondo Commemorative Plaza, a modest square of grass and gravel named after the historically Black neighborhood in St. Paul where Anderson grew up.  Anderson, 82, conceived of the plaza in 2016. […]