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Transformative Ideas

In this time of isolation, I have been reminded how lucky we are to have books that introduce us to

  • 05/22/2020
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35 years of Minnesota Women’s Press

Do you know how long ago Minnesota efforts to improve multicultural education began?

  • 04/24/2020
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Rewriting Music History to Include Women

I spent countless hours wandering the music section of the library, searching for clues, a little inspiration, and a quiet distraction from my impending deadlines.

  • 04/24/2020
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Magic of Creation

As an ambitious fourth grader, I set out to write the next Great American Novel. There was one problem: in

  • 03/24/2020
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Illuminating Wonder and Taking Action

Women have long been some of the most eloquent and impactful writers when it comes to nature and ecology. They

  • 03/16/2020
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Fear of Immigrants: An Economic Strategy

based on a book by Erika Lee A large segment of the U.S. population worried that immigrants were too numerous

  • 02/24/2020
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Chronicles of a Radical Hag

The following is excerpted from Lorna Landvik’s 2019 novel “Chronicles of a Radical Hag (With Recipes).” Throughout the book, Landvik

  • 01/26/2020
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An Unknown Origin Story

On a January day in 2001, my mother and I sat together in the Gale Family Library at the Minnesota

  • 12/23/2019
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Of Mirrors and Windows

“If [children] see only reflections of themselves, they will grow up with an exaggerated sense of their own importance and value in the world. A dangerous ethnocentrism.”

  • 11/26/2019
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The Storytellers of Turtle Island

As a child, I read everything from Superman comics to “Little Women,” absorbing without question whatever these writers had to

  • 10/27/2019