Ages/Stages

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Life After Prison

Two formerly incarcerated women share their stories.

  • 02/25/2021
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At My Age

Now that I am 81, I am learning about many things for the first time. There were times when I could have spoken out about injustice in the past and did not. Why didn’t I?

  • 02/25/2021
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Belonging to the World

Isolation and connection are not separate, nor are they opposites.

  • 01/21/2021
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VIEW: Ellie Krug, “Trash”

I spent several hours reading the notecards and remembering what it was like to be loved unconditionally.

  • 01/10/2021
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Eating Alone

One afternoon, pre-pandemic, I was searching for the courage to get divorced and drove alone to a small restaurant about

  • 01/01/2021
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Birthday Girls at 35

One of the ongoing features Minnesota Women’s Press has done for several decades is connect with three particular women who are the same age as this publication.

  • 12/24/2020
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Ellen Longfellow: Winning Civil Rights

“It was hard to figure out if they were being discriminated against because of their race, religion, or ethnicity. For many people in the Muslim community, they [face all] three.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Teen Activists: No Waiting

“The youth are told that we are the future. That is a huge title to uphold.”

  • 11/25/2020
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Recorded Visual Q&A: Carolyn Holbrook and Tess Montgomery

The recorded Visual Q&A, “In These Times: An Intergenerational Conversation” with Carolyn Holbrook and Tess Montgomery

  • 08/24/2020
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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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Mine Song

They say if you have a secret, you should tell it to a willow.

  • 07/24/2020
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Managing Climate Grief

Symptoms include sleeplessness, difficulty making decisions, feeling out of control, and even guilt about being alive.

  • 06/24/2020