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Priorities for Government

The policies support the idea that people are “looking out for each other — that it is not about believing that if ‘you’ get something it is taking away from ‘me.’”

  • 09/22/2020
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The Names You Call Me

You call me “Criminal,” as you cheat, assault, and rob the world blind. You call me “Shit-hole,” as you foul

  • 07/24/2020
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Defining a Body As ‘Worthy’

We cannot silence ourselves with the comfortable belief that our society cares equally for all people.

  • 07/24/2020
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Action = Change: Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing (Part 3)

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

  • 07/13/2020
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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