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Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: The Emotional Labor of Black Women

In a better world, my professor would have course-corrected this student. I was left alone to do it in a way that was free to my peers but costly to me.

  • 04/12/2021
suzannwillhite

VIEW: An Advocate for Feminism

Feminism grounded in solidarity as opposed to ‘success’.”

  • 04/07/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Blind Spot

On the flight back to Minneapolis I researched why “tribe” and “tribalism” are so problematic. I learned that the words originated with white Christian conquerors and their violence toward not only Native people, but Africans as well.

  • 04/04/2021
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Exploring a Layered Injustice (+TOC)

How are women leading the way forward in exposing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis and fostering healing?

  • 03/25/2021
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April 22: Virtual Forum on MMIR

We are building a conversation with some of the women featured in our April issue about the Missing and Murdered

  • 03/23/2021
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VIEW: Asian Americans in Rural America

you may know of your Asian neighbors, but how truly deep is your desire to know about our personal gifts, our cultures and histories, our immigration stories, and how hard our grandmothers worked to make a life for us?

  • 03/18/2021
Andrea Duarte-Alonso

VIEW: Vaccines and Small Towns Like Mine

It is unbelievable that almost a year ago the community of Worthington, where I live, became a coronavirus hotspot. I remember counting down the days until it hit my family.

  • 03/15/2021
Catherine Squires

View: Accountability, Punishment & Cancel Culture

Punishment culture encourages the view that an individual deserves harm — that the individual person is a “bad” person. Punishment marks someone as not worthy of belonging.

  • 03/09/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Honoring Mrs. Becker

In honor of Women’s History Month, I write about a woman who shaped me— she is largely the reason I became a writer.

  • 03/07/2021
suzannwillhite

VIEW: “Enough”

The American mythology of “pulling oneself up by one’s bootstraps” glosses over the hurdles and inequities of work and human value in our society. Labor and service work is undervalued and underpaid.

  • 03/04/2021
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Visual Q&A: March 18

Transforming Justice: From Education to Police & Prison Reform, a live reporting event

  • 02/25/2021
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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?

  • 02/25/2021