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Reading in Tough Times

As winter approaches, and the challenges of a year like no other continue to test us, we look for comfort wherever we can find it.

  • 11/25/2020
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Judie Junkie Blues, part 1

“Your life of luxury is about to end. I heard we’re getting a new resident today.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Releasing Secrets

I began to write, and reach out to, and speak up for those who share dark experiences.

  • 10/24/2020
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Extremism vs. Democracy

“What people look like … is the visible cue to their caste. It is the historic flash card to the public of how they are to be treated, where they are expected to live, what kinds of positions they are expected to hold…”

  • 09/22/2020
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A Portal to Belonging

They remind me that I am not alone — that I am living in space and time with individuals who have survived the unimaginable, who believe still in the goodness of people, and the value of being alive.

  • 09/22/2020
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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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Climate Consciousness: A Crescendo of Women’s Voices

In 2009, I was dragged into a new reality — one in which restoring Minnesota’s Northwoods to its historical grandeur is not possible due to the state’s fast-warming climate.

  • 06/24/2020
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Transformative Ideas

In this time of isolation, I have been reminded how lucky we are to have books that introduce us to

  • 05/22/2020
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35 years of Minnesota Women’s Press

Do you know how long ago Minnesota efforts to improve multicultural education began?

  • 04/24/2020
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Rewriting Music History to Include Women

I spent countless hours wandering the music section of the library, searching for clues, a little inspiration, and a quiet distraction from my impending deadlines.

  • 04/24/2020
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Magic of Creation

As an ambitious fourth grader, I set out to write the next Great American Novel. There was one problem: in

  • 03/24/2020
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Illuminating Wonder and Taking Action

Women have long been some of the most eloquent and impactful writers when it comes to nature and ecology. They

  • 03/16/2020