Identity

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Perspective: Cancel Culture

If someone is remorseful and willing to put in the work to make reparations, I do not think they should be “cancelled.” However, if that person were to express that they have no regrets, or proceed to behave in a similar manner, they absolutely should be.

  • 09/30/2020
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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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Tapestry: Working in Collaboration

Ignition versus numbness (Jessi Martinez), bridging Iraqi and American identities (Jessica Belt Saem Eldahr), building coalition around antiracism work (Erika Thorne), education amidst COVID (Aaliyah Hodge), and claiming identity among immigrants as storytellers (Susan Bosher)

  • 08/25/2020
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“What Are You Doing Here?”

A version of this essay originally appeared as part of the #MinneAsianStories series produced by the Council for Asian American Leaders.

  • 07/24/2020
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‘Patient No More’ Addresses LGBTQ+ Health Care Disparities

“Patient No More” is a new documentary airing on PBS created by local filmmaker Diana Fraser. We asked Fraser to talk about the movie, and offer a summary review.

  • 07/06/2020
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Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Demystifying Autism

Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Disability Justice Advocate

  • 05/26/2020
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Rebuild By Centering Equity

I would be lying if I said I want to see things return to what they were before COVID-19.

  • 04/30/2020
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Seeking New Heights

To me, Hmonglish is part of a revolution that keeps music evolving.

  • 04/24/2020
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“Like Me Now”

We now believe that others believe in us. Believing in ourselves is another story.

  • 04/24/2020
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Rock & Roll Roots

It is comforting to look on stage and see people who look like you playing music that has been deemed unconventional for Black artists to play.

  • 04/24/2020