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Anika Fajardo: Family Ties

Minnesota author shares from her book “Magical Realism for Non-Believers”

  • 05/26/2020
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From Daughter to Son

A mother shares her own journey as she navigates alongside a child whose gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation evolved

  • 05/26/2020
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The Gender Lens on COVID-19

One of the stories we are following in this COVID-19 world is how women and children are finding safety in homes when sheltering in place includes domestic abuse.

  • 04/25/2020
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Being Away From Ailing Loved Ones

I asked Jane Whitlock, an end-of-life doula who has led workshops for Minnesota Women’s Press, to offer suggestions on how families can grieve physical separation from loved ones.

  • 04/10/2020
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Eating for Equity

Emily Torgrimson, executive director of Eat for Equity, harnesses the power of sharing a meal by encouraging and supporting sustainable

  • 03/24/2020
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The Art of Decluttering

How the hell did we accumulate so much, and why did we squirrel it away so carefully?

  • 03/15/2020
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The Upcycler

Kristen McCoy, known to friends as “The Upcycler,” has a simple mission: to rescue used garments from the landfill and invigorate them with new life.

  • 01/26/2020
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Failing Mothers and Children

“For Black women in America, an inescapable atmosphere of societal and systemic racism can create a kind of toxic physiological stress resulting in conditions, including hypertension and pre-eclampsia, that lead directly to higher rates of infant and maternal death.” — Linda Villarosa

  • 12/23/2019
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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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Slowdown in the Kitchen With Mary Louise

Walnut potica (pronounced “po-teet-zah”) is a Slovenian sweet dough pastry. Potica was and remains a celebratory treat served at Christmas,

  • 11/26/2019