Images and conversation that are building authentic unity
Minneapolis police chief Brian O’Hara: “I perceived that everyone here wanted to change: residents, government, police officers. And I was wrong. People absolutely want progress, but people don’t really want change.”
Stories that reflect the challenges and solutions to creating a safer Minnesota that relies less on locks than on addressing behavioral concerns and needs.
This ongoing series of testimonials shares the stories of pain direct from mothers of Black sons killed by police
Our safety net is to work in a system of production within community.
“[W]hether it is the police or the men in our community, it’s the same kind of violence. It is patriarchal violence.”
“We’re seeing a resurgence of interest in restorative justice, because it resonates, I think, at the core with so many of us.”
“Our superpower is getting people with great insights into the same space.”
— publisher Mikki Morrissette
As I grow older, I find myself less driven by adrenaline, pride, or passion to change the world. I am more energized by the simple gatherings in my own community.
To us, it was unfair that the school provided non-menstruators with the hygiene products they needed (toilet paper, soap, and paper towels) while every month, we were forced to scavenge.
Asking for help was the hardest and most cathartic self-advocacy I have ever accomplished.
“Water and women are one and the same. They deserve our love and protection.”