Perspective

Fardousa-Jama

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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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
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Making It Real

Growing up, I was afraid to express myself. I always had a love of reading, but I never told anyone

  • 01/26/2020
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Orphans of Skynet

A Korean Adoptee Meditates on the Science Fiction Poetics of Creation and Sacrifice According to my paper birthdate, May 12,

  • 12/23/2019
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Change at Turtle Bay

Walking is my therapy. I walk alone with no music or cell phone. I follow the same path that links

  • 11/26/2019
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Onigamiising

As a national holiday, Thanksgiving Day is a commemoration of what in school we used to call “The First Thanksgiving.”

  • 10/27/2019
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Living on the Red Road

Marcie Rendon is a contributor to Minnesota Women’s Press and author of plays, poetry, non-fiction, and fiction. (photo by Sarah

  • 10/27/2019
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Killer Drive

Only 50 years after women were given the right to vote, and four years after the U.S. Civil Rights Movement,

  • 09/24/2019
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Bubbles & Belief

My mom says that who you are is your ‘muchness’ mixed with the experiences you face in life and how

  • 08/24/2019
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Existential Dread

Picture a 22-year-old recent college graduate sitting in her room, drinking from her sustainable water bottle, eating her fair-trade, organic

  • 08/24/2019