Perspective

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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  • 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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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
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The Power of Conversation

Members of our Somali community dislike impersonal communication. We are very communal people. Oral communication is how we share thoughts and ideas.

  • 03/24/2020
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This Is Personal

A few years ago, my friend and I had a conversation about the future of the world. We were both

  • 03/16/2020
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Urgency and Timelessness

For a year, I have contemplated and practiced living in the gap between urgency and timelessness, between the urges to

  • 03/16/2020
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Q&A With Ruth Hayden

All women today — unlike 30 years ago — will say they know how to do money. But one-third at best are doing it. We need to take a leap to do something — not perfect, not monumental, but a start. We need to keep asking ourselves, what can we do today to get what we need?

  • 02/24/2020