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Q&A: Chanda Smith Baker, Minneapolis Foundation

What gives me optimism is conversation around not just police reform, but race and systemic issues. This time feels significantly different — the level of outcry across the world that has happened.

  • 10/25/2020
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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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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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Ashli Henderson: After the Unrest

How three women are collecting support around community-based support, the growing homelessness issue, and criminal justice reform

  • 08/25/2020
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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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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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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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Confronting Terror in North Minneapolis

As a Native woman who works to expose the rape of women, by police and others, my first thought was: “Is this a random scare tactic, or a way that white male extremist groups are marking houses? Am I being targeted?”

  • 06/28/2020
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Minneapolis City Council Pledges to Dismantle Police Department

“We’re not abolishing help. We’re abolishing police. That’s very different…We have to do the work to imagine something different and to listen to what people in different neighborhoods and communities want.”

  • 06/08/2020
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Minneapolis City Council Approves Restraining Order for Police

Terms of a temporary restraining order outlines changes that must be implemented by the Minneapolis Police Department

  • 06/05/2020