Messages of “Black girl magic” are not pro-Black women. They are reflections of a culture that continues to see exceptional individualism as the solution, rather than part of the larger problem.
This is the first in a series of discovery, reflection, and action steps for our coverage of “2021: Year of Regeneration.” Please add your voice.
Coverage will be focused on past, present, and future women who are helping to move our society away from one in which only a small percentage thrives.
This is an excerpt of an article published in Minnesota Women’s Press in August 1999, by reporter Patty Marsicano, which appears in “35 Years of Minnesota Women.“
Film shows that technology is not free of bigotry
“We no longer wish to have a meeting or come to an agreement. There is no middle ground.”
“By sharing vulnerability, we build deeper relationships. We need deep relationships to face what’s coming — floods, heat waves, climate refugees.”
A nurse called attention in September to hysterectomies performed by a gynecologist on detained migrants without their full consent.
With continued experiences of racism, McWane-Creek decided to put her training into action.
Essential to the work of The Alliance, Brown says, is developing respectful relationships so that everyone feels heard, which can mean “slowing down policy work to unpack power and other dynamics.”
“The youth are told that we are the future. That is a huge title to uphold.”
In August, Esther Agbaje ousted an incumbent and won the Democratic primary to represent parts of North Minneapolis and downtown