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A Conversation With Caroline Hood about Homelessness

To create effective solutions, Hood says, “community-based organizations have to be part of the conversation, research, government, and client voices. If all members are not at the table then it won’t work.”

  • 08/08/2020
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Visual Q&A: Anika Bowie on Transforming Justice

August 8 Special Event: Protest & Politics Rally, Minnesota State Capitol, 1:30-4pm This two-hour program includes featured speaker Pastor Dr.

  • 08/08/2020
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An Inside View of Minnesota’s 2020 Legislative Session

In a special debriefing to Minnesota constituents, hosted by the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage, Rep. Hodan Hassan (of Southern Minneapolis, district 62A), spoke about the accomplishments and challenges of the 2020 regular legislative session.

  • 07/30/2020
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The Perpetual Perception of Black

“If we can shift the paradigm then we can change the culture and the inheritance that the coming generation gets.” — Luisah Teish

  • 07/24/2020
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August 2020: In the News

COVID Inequities, a video for expectant mothers, the Suffrage Anniversary, election details, COVID testing options

  • 07/24/2020
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Visual Q&A: Carolyn Holbrook and Tess Montgomery

In These Times: An Intergenerational Conversation

  • 07/17/2020
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Action = Change: Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing (Part 3)

White people often turn their gaze on people of color to gain knowledge, instead of back on their own communities

  • 07/13/2020
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Are We Getting Equal Rights?

This 100-year battle is now being waged on three fronts: the legislative branch, the judicial branch, and the upcoming elections.

  • 07/10/2020
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Part 2: Violence Intervention and Prevention Strategies

In Part 2 of our conversation with Sasha Cotton, we asked how her office is responding with violence prevention and intervention programs, and what Minneapolis’s next steps are.

  • 07/06/2020
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Part 1: A Public Health Approach to Violence

We spoke with Sasha Cotton about how prevention strategies in Minneapolis have been evolving and what a public health-oriented approach to violence entails.

  • 06/30/2020