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Op-Ed: Ending Period Poverty

Periods are expensive. If you’ve had one, you understand that period products are not optional to use. As someone who

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VIEW: Share This With Men for Mother’s Day

Women have had to advocate mostly for themselves with less power in leadership, government, business, and politics to make desired changes in laws and policies.

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Ecolution: The Rights of Nature

As a speaker of Ojibwemowin (the Ojibwe language) explains in the upcoming June issue of Minnesota Women’s Press, “the nuances

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Who Frames the Narrative? (part 2)

As a scholar who researches media coverage of police and protests, I believe Toledo’s death exposes a blind spot in journalism: a tendency to go with the “police said” narrative without outwardly questioning if it is right.

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Learning How to Be an Ally: Reforming Policing & Punishment

How do we reimagine the work of reducing poverty, supporting mental health services, and dealing with trauma to minimize substance abuse and violence, in order to diminish the need for police to step in as an end to those consequences?

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Greater MN: Collaboration to Improve Broadband

This is part of a deeper story Minnesota Women’s Press is doing for its “Reconstruction” theme in June

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Riot or Resistance? (Part 1)

Danielle Kilgo is a researcher now based at the University of Minnesota focused on how media contributes to uneven power dynamics and diversity issues, including police brutality and social movements against violence and racism. This is the first of a two-part essay, published with her permission, that combines commentaries she published at The Conversation.

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VIEW: Prioritizing Black Mothers

When we say we cannot afford quality child care for all, culturally supportive birth options, and fair housing, we are being disingenuous. What we are saying is that we prefer to spend the money in other ways.

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Conversation: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives Crisis

Talking with four women on background to action steps about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis in Minnesota

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2021 Readers Recommend Winners

Announcing your favorites from the annual Readers Recommend poll

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The Partnership of Migizi & Du Nord

“We are all related, and that is how we will rebuild.”

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Action = Change: Police Reform Legislation

April 30 — Axios update on police reform at the legislature The details: The DFL’s public safety package includes limiting traffic