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Roxane Gay on Reproductive Freedom

NARAL Pro-choice Minnesota featured keynote speaker author Roxane Gay at its annual virtual fundraiser December 1. She spoke with Karin

  • 12/05/2020
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Sondra Samuels & New York Times columnist Tom Friedman

A recent conversation titled “Handle With Care” featured Sondra Samuels, founder and CEO of the Northside Achievement Zone, and Tom

  • 12/05/2020
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In the News: December 2020

A nurse called attention in September to hysterectomies performed by a gynecologist on detained migrants without their full consent.

  • 11/25/2020
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The Minnesota Women’s Press Community

A publication like ours is created based on the passions of our audience, which is why we seek your input

  • 11/25/2020
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1992: The Supreme Court ruling on abortion

From the forthcoming book “35 Years of Minnesota Women” (expected publication date December 10). To order, go to our Buy-Book button at top menu.

  • 10/31/2020
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In the News: November 2020

Women and Work, Survivor’s Memorial, Supporting Local News

  • 10/24/2020

Minnesota’s Philanthropic Network: Seeking the Light

A deep dive into the light and dark of relying on philanthropy, including lists of suggested community-based transformation funds in Minnesota.

  • 10/23/2020

Hennepin County Action on Unsheltered

Minnesota Women’s Press has been following the work to serve the unsheltered this winter. Here is some good news from Hennepin County.

  • 10/20/2020
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The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Racism in Minnesota

Richardson opened with the reminder that we are beyond asking a child “what’s wrong with you” and are replacing it with “what has happened to you?”

  • 10/07/2020
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Domestic Violence in Minnesota: Data and Solutions

“There is funding for handling a crisis, and advocacy after violence, but not much for programming to change the behavior of those who use violence. To prevent future violence it takes a sustained investment.”

  • 10/07/2020
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Intergenerational Perspective: Claudia Rankine and White Gatekeeping

White America has been in the business of creating false narratives and repressing all contrary evidence “since the time they had to justify turning people into property.”

  • 09/30/2020
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Who Did Damage During the Uprising?

Digital-only story The damage done in the Twin Cities uprising in May 2020, and a second night in August, has

  • 09/22/2020