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I’m still learning about the writers I’ve mentioned here, many of whom are left out of the usual lists of pioneering journalists and women.
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According to the TRUTH Project research, the U.S. government paid the Dakota two cents per acre in 1851. Circle News reported the land was then sold for 251 times that amount.
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Studies show that when students participate in ethnic studies, they are more engaged when their curriculum reflects diverse — not monolithic — backgrounds.
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If we don’t have enough nurses to care for us at our most vulnerable, that’s not good for any of us. We should be regulating that just like we regulate child care, where there can only be so many infants per adult.
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The recent global 22nd Century Congress conference held in Minneapolis featured many days of conversations about how to address authoritarianism and co-create a more democratic system that supports a pluralistic society. Here are a few highlights from the conversations.
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In 2024, Devin A. Brown plans to become the first Black woman to kayak the entire length of the Mississippi River. She’s not doing it alone.
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People in the Hillside feel a great sense of pride, vibrancy, and beauty, while at the same time they recognize significant challenges, dangers, and concerns.
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If I can help even one child silence that negative voice of limitation, this initiative will be worth it.
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“As the demographics of our communities change, and as we develop this multiracial identity, and our communities are merging, it’s important to have a broader understanding of our shared history — even though we’re still quite segregated in Minnesota."
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How community leadership led to funding and citywide engagement
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Getting to know ourselves better. A glimpse of Minnesota communities: Juneteenth in Chisholm, and North Minneapolis.
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How free is the choice to have an abortion when disability is imagined to mean the end of potential?