P.O.V.

spotlight on black trauma and policing

MPR News: Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing, Action = Change

White people often turn their gaze on people of color to gain knowledge, instead of back on their own communities

  • 07/13/2020
Betty Folliard

Are We Getting Equal Rights?

This 100-year battle is now being waged on three fronts: the legislative branch, the judicial branch, and the upcoming elections.

  • 07/10/2020
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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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Visual Q&A: Priscilla Trinh

Our first #MWPEcolution Q&A is about the intersectionalities of justice, race, and climate.

  • 06/25/2020
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Tapestry: An Evolution in Our Ecosystem

commentary about how people connect with the environment

  • 06/24/2020
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On the Nature of Being a Doula

plus July Table of Contents

  • 06/24/2020
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  • 06/05/2020
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Social Transformation: ‘There is No Reforming MPD’

Local Black activists and artists discussed police abolition in a forum hosted by Black Visions Collective and Reclaim the Block. Part 1 in an ongoing series about transformative justice.

  • 06/03/2020
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Looking for Racial Justice : a 1992 Twin Cities Perspective on Protests

Where are the leaders who can understand and honor the experiences and hopes of people in this society who are left out of the justice equation.

  • 06/01/2020
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Ellie Krug: Categories

One of the pecking order determinants: whether you were born with a penis or a vagina. From there, almost everything else flows in terms of power, rewards, expectations, domestic duties, childcare sharing, and sexual expectations.

  • 05/26/2020