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A Special Message From Sen. Mary Kunesh

“Don’t put the report on a shelf and let it gather dust!” We heard that from the Canadian team that created its

  • 05/25/2021
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Deeper Reading: Reconstruction

“They had warned that poor workers must not be allowed to vote because, given the chance, they would insist on a redistribution of wealth.”

  • 05/25/2021
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A New Reconstruction Era (+TOC)

How do we build true equality without duplicating the short-lived experiment of Reconstruction after the Civil War?

  • 05/25/2021
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Where Have You Found Community?

“We are all homing — a journey by bits and pieces, looking for where we belong.”

  • 05/25/2021
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Queer Health & Relational Healing

The sex education that youth are typically taught in schools is not comprehensive. It often focuses on abstinence only, which

  • 05/25/2021
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Riot or Resistance? (Part 1)

Danielle Kilgo is a researcher now based at the University of Minnesota focused on how media contributes to uneven power dynamics and diversity issues, including police brutality and social movements against violence and racism. This is the first of a two-part essay, published with her permission, that combines commentaries she published at The Conversation.

  • 04/28/2021
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Black Queens

Black history is vast and we have only begun to scratch its surface.

  • 04/23/2021
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Tapestry: How Does Art Transform Community?

Even outside of my studio, I often question the source and process inherent in my surroundings.

  • 04/23/2021
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Expression as Creation

“Walking through darkness with thoughts full of colors.” — Prajakta Mhadnak

  • 04/23/2021
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My Perspective From BLM Protests

No matter whose name we are chanting, or whom we are demanding justice for, the fact remains: There is always someone we are demanding justice for.

  • 04/20/2021
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Learning From Global Thought Leaders

Editor Mikki Morrissette recently attended the global, virtual @SkolFoundation three-day conference focused on “Closing the Distance.” Here are a few

  • 04/17/2021
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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