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Why Video Surveillance Is Not a Good Crime-Fighting Tool

The documentary film “Coded Bias” warns of the racial and gender biases in facial recognition software and the dangers of its use.

  • 04/08/2021
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“Prison By Any Other Name”

Prisons and penitentiaries (derived from the word penitent) were considered by early Christians as a way for people to reflect on their sins in isolation and emerge obedient. Eventually, Schenwar and Law write, the mission of penitence evolved into “the need to establish racialized control.”

  • 04/06/2021
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Roots of the Crisis

The investigative work of today is not just for those who are being hurt now — it is for ancestors and to prevent harm to those who are on their way.

  • 03/25/2021
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Halee Kirkwood: A Sense of Belonging

Place is defined by the stories we tell, and each place has a story that must be told.

  • 03/25/2021
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Exploring a Layered Injustice (+TOC)

How are women leading the way forward in exposing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis and fostering healing?

  • 03/25/2021
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Harm Reduction

Being unhoused or worrying that you can lose accommodation means you cannot work on other issues, such as addiction.

  • 03/25/2021
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Why I Am a Safe Harbor Navigator

I joined the Minnesota Safe Harbor system as a navigator, which makes me feel like I can help change the lives of our vulnerable populations on a larger scale.

  • 03/25/2021
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Women Are the Protectors

More than any time in my life, women are reclaiming our power.

  • 03/17/2021
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The Energy Future I See

As of 2005, emissions have risen 32 percent from residential and 15 percent from commercial buildings.

  • 03/10/2021
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How Do You Define Transforming Justice?

Sarah Curtiss: Breaking Patterns When I think of trans- forming justice, I think of the way that we are with

  • 02/25/2021
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Valerie Castile & Deneal Trueblood

I am tired of the lip service. Let’s do this.

  • 02/25/2021
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Public Safety Voices in Minneapolis

Minneapolis received a lot of attention in 2020 for public safety. Some believe stronger law enforcement is needed to combat

  • 02/25/2021